The 1969 Giro d'Italia of cycling, 52nd edition of the Corsa Rosa, was held from 16 May to 8 June 1969. It consisted of 23 stages and was won by Felice Gimondi.
Merckx, who was leading the general classification, was excluded from the race after an extremely controversial anti-doping control in Savona.
A total of 13 teams were invited to participate in the 1969 Giro d'Italia. Each team sent a squad of ten riders, so the Giro began with a peloton of 130 cyclists. Out of the 130 riders that started this edition of the Giro d'Italia, a total of 81 riders made it to the finish in Milan.
The 13 teams that took part in the race were:
- Griss 2000
- Max Meyer
Final standings 
General classification 
Other classifications 
- ^ http://hemeroteca.mundodeportivo.com/preview/1969/06/04/pagina-1/949927/pdf.html
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