The 101st Giro d’Italia was headlined by title defender Tom Dumoulin, Chris Froome and Fabio Aru, while Miguel Ángel López, Thibaut Pinot, Simon Yates, Domenico Pozzovivo, Esteban Chaves and George Bennett were also eyeing up the GC. Elia Viviani was the only stellar sprinter on the Corsa Rosa, yet Sam Bennett made a name for himself by three stage wins. Chris Froome won the GC after three weeks of tough racing. (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 2018 Giro.
Favourites 2018 Giro d’Italia – per stage:
Giro d’Italia 2018: Route maps, height profiles, and more
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Stage 14: Monte Zoncolan
Stage 19: Colle delle Finestre
Stage 19: Colle di Sestriere
Stage 19: Monte Jafferau