Fredy Gonzalez, Authentic Race Issue, 2003 Giro d’Italia Mountains Classification Jersey

$290.00

Fredy Excelino González is a two-time winner of the Mountains Classification at the Giro d’Italia.  He won the Green Jersey in both 2001 and 2003.  He finished second in the Green Jersey competition to Francesco Casagrande in 2000.  He raced as a professional from 2000 – 2014 as he has a total of 34 career victories.

Along with the Tour de France and the Vuelta a España, the Giro d’Italia is one of cycling’s Grand Tours.  Founded in 1909 by the newspaper La Gazzetta dello Sport to increase sales the race is now a major fixture in the cycling calendar.

The mountains classification was added to the Giro in 1933 and was first won by Alfredo Binda.  During the mountain stages of the race, points are awarded to the rider who is first to reach the top of each significant climb.  The green climber’s jersey is worn by the rider who, at the start of each stage has the lead in the competition.

Size: M

Chest: 39 inches / 99 cm (19.5 inches / 49.5 cm measured armpit to armpit)

Length: 26.5 inches (68 cm)

Maker: Santini, Made in Italy

Each jersey is one of a kind, please look carefully at the photos to determine condition.

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Each jersey is one of a kind, please look carefully at the photos to determine condition.

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Weight2 lbs