Giro 2019: Favourites

Richard Carapaz - Giro 2019: FavouritesRichard Carapaz won the Giro d’Italia in the 102nd edition of the race. The podium was rounded out by Vincenzo Nibali and Primoz Roglic. Pre-race favourite Simon Yates failed up to live to the expectation, while Tom Dumoulin crashed out in the first week of action.

Read about the pre-race favourites or click on the links in underneath scheme for the favourites to win individual stages. Obviously, all these articles were written before the start of the race(s).

Giro d’Italia 2019 Favourites:

Date Favourites Type
1 Sa 11-5 Dumoulin-Roglic clash in trying ITT 8 km ITT
2 Su 12-5 First fast finishers showdown 205 km flat
3 Mo 13-5 Another sprint finish 220 km flat
4 Tu 14-5 Uphill sprint of select group 223 km finish uphill
5 We 15-5 Back to the fast men 140 km flat
6 Th 16-5 Strong men in long race 238 km hills
7 Fr 17-5 GC battle for seconds 185 km hills
8 Sa 18-5 For daredevil descenders 239 km hills
9 Su 19-5 Roglic’ blow in uphill ITT 34.8 km ITT
Mo 20-5 rest day
10 Tu 21-5 Sprint in Ferrari town 145 km flat
11 We 22-5 Fast men again 221 km flat
12 Th 23-5 Breakaway day 158 km hills
13 Fr 24-5 First GC clash on massive ascent 196 km mountains
14 Sa 25-5 Intense high altitude race 131 km mountains
15 Su 26-5 Breakaway on Nibali’s Day 232 km hills
Mo 27-5 rest day
16 Tu 28-5 Mortirolo in exhausting test 194 km mountains
17 We 29-5 Tough test for tough climbers 181 km mountains
18 Th 30-5 Rare sprint opportunity 222 km flat
19 Fr 31-5 Breakaway battle on last climb 151 km mountains
20 Sa 1-6 Attacks on the maglia rosa 194 km mountains
21 Su 2-6 Last act 17 km ITT

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