Young rider classification in the Giro d'Italia

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White Jersey
Richie Porte Tour d'Italie 2010 (cropped).jpg
Award details
Sport Road bicycle racing
Competition Giro d'Italia
Given for Best young rider
Local name Maglia bianca (Italian)
History
First award 1976
Editions 29 (as of 2016)
First winner  Alfio Vandi (ITA)
Most wins

 Vladimir Poulnikov (URS)
 Pavel Tonkov (RUS)

2 times
Most recent  Bob Jungels (LUX)

The Young rider classification in the Giro d'Italia was added to the Giro d'Italia in 1976 for the younger riders in the race.[1] The classification is calculated in the same way as the general classification, with the riders times being totaled together after each stage; however, the classification is restricted to those that are under 25 years of age.[1][2] Between 1976 and 1994 the classification had different qualifications.[2] The leader of the classification is awarded a white jersey (maglia bianca).[2][1]

The classification was discontinued after the 1994 Giro d'Italia.[2][1] However, it was reintroduced in 2007, with the age limit increased to 25 years.[2][1]

Winners[edit]

Key
# Winner won general classification in the same year
  • The "Year" column refers to the year the competition was held, and wikilinks to the article about that season.
  • The "Distance" column refers to the distance over which the race was held.
  • The "Margin" column refers to the margin of time or points by which the winner defeated the runner-up.
  • The "Stage wins" column refers to the number of stage wins the winner had during the race.
Giro d'Italia general classification winners[3][4]
Year Country Cyclist Sponsor/team Distance Time Position Overall Stage wins
1976  Italy Vandi, AlfioAlfio Vandi Magniflex 4,161 km (2,586 mi) 120h 02' 22" 7th 0
1977  Italy Beccia, MarioMario Beccia Sanson 3,884 km (2,413 mi) 107h 41' 04" 9th 1
1978  Italy Visentini, RobertoRoberto Visentini Vibor 3,610 km (2,240 mi) 101h 50' 07" 15th 1
1979  Italy Contini, SilvanoSilvano Contini Bianchi-Faema 3,301 km (2,051 mi) 89h 36' 51" 5th 0
1980  Sweden Prim, TommyTommy Prim Bianchi-Piaggio 4,025 km (2,501 mi) 112h 16' 13" 4th 1
1981  Italy Faraca, GiuseppeGiuseppe Faraca Hoonved-Bottecchia 3,895 km (2,420 mi) 105h 05' 30" 5th 0
1982  Italy Groppo, MarcoMarco Groppo Metauro Mobili 4,010 km (2,490 mi) 110h 22' 38" 9th 0
1983  Italy Chioccioli, FrancoFranco Chioccioli Vivi-Benotto 3,916 km (2,433 mi) 101h 00' 52" 16th 0
1984  France Mottet, CharlyCharly Mottet Renault-Elf 3,808 km (2,366 mi) 99h 02' 11" 21st 0
1985  Italy Volpi, AlbertoAlberto Volpi Sammontana-Bianchi 3,998 km (2,484 mi) 105h 57' 22" 10th 0
1986  Italy Giovannetti, MarcoMarco Giovannetti Gis Gelati-Oece 3,858 km (2,397 mi) 102h 41' 58" 8th 1
1987  Italy Conti, RobertoRoberto Conti Selca-Conti 3,915 km (2,433 mi) 106h 00' 33" 15th 0
1988  Italy Tomasini, StefanoStefano Tomasini Fanini-Seven Up 3,623 km (2,251 mi) 97h 45' 57" 9th 0
1989  Soviet Union Poulnikov, VladimirVladimir Poulnikov Alfa Lum 3,623 km (2,251 mi) 93h 40' 06" 11th 0
1990  Soviet Union Poulnikov, VladimirVladimir Poulnikov Alfa Lum-BFB Bruciatori 3,450 km (2,140 mi) 92h 03' 07" 4th 1
1991  Italy Lelli, MassimilianoMassimiliano Lelli Ari-Ceramiche Ariostea 3,715 km (2,308 mi) 99h 42' 39" 3rd 2
1992  Russia Tonkov, PavelPavel Tonkov Lampre–Colnago 3,835 km (2,383 mi) 103h 53' 23" 7th 0
1993  Russia Tonkov, PavelPavel Tonkov Lampre–Polti 3,703 km (2,301 mi) 98h 16' 55" 5th 0
1994  Russia Berzin, EvgeniEvgeni Berzin# Gewiss–Ballan 3,738 km (2,323 mi) 100h 41' 21" 1st 3
2007  Luxembourg Schleck, AndyAndy Schleck Team CSC 3,463 km (2,152 mi) 93h 01' 34" 2nd 2
2008  Italy Riccò, RiccardoRiccardo Riccò Saunier Duval–Scott 3,420 km (2,130 mi) 89h 58' 46" 2nd 2
2009  Belgium Seeldraeyers, KevinKevin Seeldraeyers Quick-Step 3,456 km (2,147 mi) 86h 19' 26" 14th 0
2010  Australia Porte, RichieRichie Porte Team Saxo Bank 3,485 km (2,165 mi) 87h 51' 23" 7th 1
2011  Czech Republic Kreuziger, RomanRoman Kreuziger Astana 3,524 km (2,190 mi) 84h 16' 42" 6th 0
2012  Colombia Urán, RigobertoRigoberto Urán Team Sky 3,503 km (2,177 mi) 91h 44' 59" 7th 0
2013  Colombia Betancur, CarlosCarlos Betancur Ag2r–La Mondiale 3,405 km (2,116 mi) 84h 00' 56" 5th 2
2014  Colombia Quintana, NairoNairo Quintana# Movistar Team 3,445.5 km (2,140.9 mi) 88h 14' 32" 1st 2
2015  Italy Aru, FabioFabio Aru Astana 3,481.8 km (2,163.5 mi) 88h 24' 18" 2nd 2
2016  Luxembourg Jungels, BobBob Jungels Etixx–Quick-Step 3,463.15 km (2,151.90 mi) 82h 53' 02" 6th 0

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d e Gregor Brown (4 December 2006). "First Edition Cycling News for December 4, 2006". CyclingNews. Retrieved 30 July 2012. 
  2. ^ a b c d e Laura Weislo (2008-05-13). "Giro d'Italia classifications demystified". Cycling News. Future Publishing Limited. Retrieved 2009-08-27. 
  3. ^ "Past winners". Cyclingnews.com. Bath, UK: Future plc. Archived from the original on April 3, 2015. Retrieved June 26, 2015. 
  4. ^ "Giro d'Italia – Fight for Pink: Il Garibaldi" (PDF). Giro d'Italia. RCS MediaGroup. p. 42. Archived (PDF) from the original on April 19, 2014. Retrieved April 18, 2014.