Giro 2022: KOM Classification

Geoffrey Bouchard - Giro 2022: KOM Classificationimage: Cor VosWho’ll succeed Geoffrey Bouchard as the winner of won the KOM competition of the Giro d’Italia? Last year, the Frenchman took home the maglia azzurra – or, blue jersey – ahead of Egan Bernal and Damiano Caruso. It wasn’t Bouchard’s first mountain jersey, as he won 2019’s KOM classfication of La Vuelta.

You can follow the fight for the blue jersey from Friday 6 May, when the first KOM points are awarded on the finish climb of stage 1.

The distribution of points in the KOM competition of the Giro d’Italia is as follows:

Cima Coppi: 50 – 30 – 20 – 14 – 10 – 6 – 4 – 2 – 1
1st category: 40 – 18 – 12 – 9 – 6 – 4 – 2 – 1
2nd category: 18 – 8 – 6 – 4 – 2 – 1
3rd category: 9 – 4 – 2 – 1
4th category: 3 – 2 – 1

The Cima Coppi is awarded on the highest point in the entire route. Which will be the Passo Pordoi on stage 20.

Another interesting read: winners KOM classification at the Giro d’Italia from 2000 onward.

You’ll find the available KOM points and results in the KOM competition in underneath scheme during the Giro.

Giro d’Italia 2022 – KOM classification

date start – finish results leader
1 6-5 Budapest – Visegrád
2 7-5 Budapest – Budapest
3 8-5 Kaposvár – Balatonfüred
9-5 rest day
4 10-5 Avola – Etna
5 11-5 Catania – Messina
6 12-5 Palmi – Scalea
7 13-5 Diamante – Potenza
8 14-5 Naples – Naples
9 15-5 Isernia – Blockhaus
16-5 rest day
10 17-5 Pescara – Jesi
11 18-5 Santarcangelo – Reggio Emilia
12 19-5 Parma – Genua
13 20-5 San Remo – Cuneo
14 21-5 Santena – Torino
15 22-5 Rivarolo Canavese – Cogne
23-5 rustdag
16 24-5 Salò – Aprica
17 25-5 Ponte di Legno – Lavarone
18 26-5 Borgo Valsugana – Treviso
19 27-5 Maruno Lagunare – Castelmonte
20 28-5 Belluno – Marmolada
21 29-5 Verona – Verona

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