1972 of Giro d'Italia cycling, the 55th running of the race, was held from 21 May to 11 June 1972, consisting of 20 stages. It was won by Eddy Merckx. [1 ] [2 ] [3 ]
A total of 10 teams were invited to participate in the 1972 Giro d'Italia. Each team sent a squad of ten riders, so the Giro began with a peloton of 100 cyclists. Out of the 100 riders that started this edition of the Giro d'Italia, a total of 69 riders made it to the finish in
The 10 teams that took part in the race were:
Final standings [ edit ]
General classification [ edit ]
Other classifications [ edit ]
References [ edit ]
^ "Detras de Merckx... ¡Solo Los Españoles!" [Behind Merckx... Only the Spanish!] (in Spanish). El Mundo Deportivo. 12 June 1972. p. 25. Archived from the original on 2013-06-30 . Retrieved 27 May 2012.