The 2014 Giro d’Italia started on Friday 9 May in Belfast, Northern Ireland. The first three stages were divided between Northern Ireland and the Republic. The race moved from Dublin to Puglia in southern Italy for stage 4 and continued until the finish in Trieste on the 1st of June.
Big names gunning for the Giro GC included Cadel Evans, Joaquim Rodriguez, Nairo Quintana and Rigoberto Uran. Take a look at the start list.