Girobio

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Girobio
Race details
DateJune
RegionItaly
Local name(s)Giro Ciclistico d'Italia Dilettanti Under 27 (in Italian)
Nickname(s)Baby Giro
DisciplineRoad
TypeStage race
History
First edition1970 (1970)
Editions40 (as of 2017)
First winner Giancarlo Bellini (ITA)
Most recent Aleksandr Vlasov (RUS)

Girobio, also known as Baby Giro, is an Italian road bicycle racing amateur stage race created in 1970. Girobio is the most important race on Italy's amateur calendar and it is considered the amateur version of the Giro d'Italia. The list of winners includes renowned riders like Francesco Moser, Marco Pantani, Gilberto Simoni, Leonardo Piepoli and Danilo Di Luca.[1]

After the 2012 edition, the race was not held for a few years, but it was announced that in 2017 the Girobio would return as a U23 race.[2]

Winners[edit]

Rider Team
1970 Italy Giancarlo Bellini (ITA)
1971 Italy Francesco Moser (ITA)
1972 Italy Giovanni Battaglin (ITA)
1973 Italy Gianbattista Baronchelli (ITA)
1974 Italy Leone Pizzini (ITA)
1975 Italy Ruggero Gialdini (ITA)
1976 Italy Francesco Conti (ITA)
1977 Italy Claudio Corti (ITA)
1978 Italy Fausto Stiz (ITA)
1979 Sweden Alf Segersäll (SWE)
1980 Italy Giovanni Fedrigo (ITA)
1981 Soviet Union Sergey Voronin (URS)
1982 Italy Francesco Cesarini (ITA)
1983 Soviet Union Vladimir Volochin (URS)
1984 Soviet Union Piotr Ugrumov (URS)
1985 Soviet Union Sergei Uslamin (URS)
1986 Soviet Union Alexandre Krasnov (URS)
1987 No race
1988 Soviet Union Dmitri Konychev (URS)
1989 Soviet Union Andrei Teteriouk (URS)
1990 Italy Wladimir Belli (ITA)
1991 Italy Francesco Casagrande (ITA)
1992 Italy Marco Pantani (ITA)
1993 Italy Gilberto Simoni (ITA)
1994 Italy Leonardo Piepoli (ITA)
1995 Italy Giuseppe Di Grande (ITA)
1996 Italy Roberto Sgambelluri (ITA)
1997 Italy Oscar Mason (ITA)
1998 Italy Danilo Di Luca (ITA)
1999 Slovenia Tadej Valjavec (SLO)
2000 Italy Raffaele Ferrara (ITA)
2001 Italy Davide Frattini (ITA)
2002 Italy Giuseppe Muraglia (ITA)
2003 Lithuania Dainius Kairelis (LTU) Modal Faresin
2004 Italy Marco Marzano (ITA) VC Ceramiche Pagnoncelli
2005 No race
2006 Italy Dario Cataldo (ITA) Bedogni Natalini Praga
2007–
2008
No race
2009 Colombia Cayetano Sarmiento (COL) Colombia national team
2010 Colombia Carlos Betancur (COL) Colombia national team
2011 Italy Mattia Cattaneo (ITA) U.C. Trevigiani–Dynamon–Bottoli
2012 United States Joe Dombrowski (USA) United States national team
2013–
2016
No race
2017 Russia Pavel Sivakov (RUS) BMC Development Team
2018 Russia Aleksandr Vlasov (RUS) Gazprom–RusVelo

References[edit]

  1. ^ Baby Giro: Where future stars are recruited
  2. ^ "Under-23 Giro d'Italia to return in 2017". Cyclingngews. 10 November 2016. Retrieved 28 May 2017.