Giro 2021: Favourites

Filippo Ganna giro - Giro 2021: Favouritesimage: Cor VosTao Geoghegan Hart, Arnaud Démare and Filippo Ganna were the big winners in last year’s Giro. The Briton won the overall classification, while the Frenchman and Italian both took four stages. What to expect in the 2021 Giro d’Italia? Egan Bernal, Hugh Carthy, Remco Evenepoel, and Simon Yates are eyeing the pink jersey.

Read about the major contenders to win the GC of the 2021 Giro d’Italia, and click on the links in below scheme to read our prognoses about individual stage wins.

Giro d’Italia 2021 – favourites per stages

date favourites km type
1 8-5 Giro d’Italia 2021 favourites stage 1 Ganna’s dash for pink 8.6 ITT
2 9-5 Giro d’Italia 2021 favourites stage 2 First fast finishers showdown 179 flat
3 10-5 Giro d’Italia 2021 favourites stage 3 Strong sprinters or late attackers 190 hills
4 11-5 Giro d’Italia 2021 favourites stage 4 Bike handling in intriguing finale 187 hills
5 12-5 Giro d’Italia 2021 favourites stage 5 Back to the fast men 177 flat
6 13-5 Giro d’Italia 2021 favourites stage 6 Breakaway day, or GC clash 160 mountains
7 14-5 Giro d’Italia 2021 favourites stage 7 Sprint with a twist 181 flat
8 15-5 Giro d’Italia 2021 favourites stage 8 Attackers with climbing legs 170 mountains
9 16-5 Giro d’Italia 2021 favourites stage 9 Steep and unpaved finale 158 mountains
10 17-5 Giro d’Italia 2021 favourites stage 10 Sprint in Foligno 139 flat
15-5 rest day
11 19-5 Giro d’Italia 2021 favourites stage 11 For Strade Bianche specialists 162 hills
12 20-5 Giro d’Italia 2021 favourites stage 12 Attrition race with downhill finale 212 hills
13 21-5 Giro d’Italia 2021 favourites stage 13 Sprint in Verona 198 flat
14 22-5 Giro d’Italia 2021 favourites stage 14 Battle of Zoncolan 205 mountains
15 23-5 Giro d’Italia 2021 favourites stage 15 Attackers in Slovenian hills 147 hills
16 24-5 Giro d’Italia 2021 favourites stage 16 Attriton race with 5,700 climbing metres 212 mountains
25-5 rest day
17 26-5 Giro d’Italia 2021 favourites stage 17 For pure bred climbers 193 mountains
18 27-5 Giro d’Italia 2021 favourites stage 18 Sprinters or attackers 231 flat
19 28-5 Giro d’Italia 2021 favourites stage 19 Double digit denouement 176 mountains
20 29-5 Giro d’Italia 2021 favourites stage 20 Last chance for climbers 164 mountains
21 30-5 30.3 ITT

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