The 100th Giro d’Italia was headlined by Nairo Quintana and Vincenzo Nibali, yet the field was much more impressive than that. Other strong contenders were Geraint Thomas, Thibaut Pinot, Adam Yates, Ilnur Zakarin, Steven Kruijswijk, Tejay van Garderen and, of course, the winner Tom Dumoulin. Ewan, Greipel and Gaviria were the fast men, with Gaviria winning four stages. (Slideshow route/profile)
Read about the overall contenders or click links in underneath scheme for the favourites to win individual stages. Obviously, all these articles were written before the start of the race.
Favourites 2017 Giro d’Italia – per stage:
Giro d’Italia 2017: Route maps, height profiles, and more
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