The Giro d’Italia Femminile (Giro Donne, Giro Rosa) is one of the world’s most famous multi-stage road races for women. The Giro Rosa takes place parallel to the Tour de France. The professional race is considered one of the most difficult stage races for women. Since 2016, the Giro d’Italia Femminile has been part of the UCI Women’s WorldTour.
This year the Giro d’Italia Femminile took place from September 11th to 19th.
In total there were nine stages with different levels of difficulty to master. Starting with a time trial in Grossetto, spectacular (mainly dusty) mountain stages and ending with the final in Motta Montecorvino.
- Stage 11.09.2020 Grosseto – Grosseto 16.8 Kilometer Zeitfahren
- Stage 12.9.2020 Civitella Paganico – Arcidosso 124.8 Kilometer
- Stage 13.9.2020 Santa Fiora – Assisi 142.2 Kilometer
- Stage 14.9.2020 Assisi – Tivoli 170.3 Kilometer
- Stage 15.9.2020 Terracina – Terracina 110.3 Kilometer
- Stage 16.9.2020 Torre del Greco – Nola 97.5 Kilometer
- Stage 17.9.2020 Nola – Maddaloni 112.5 Kilometer
- Stage 18.9.2020 Castelnuovo della Daunia – San Marco la Catola 91.5 Kilometer
- Stage 19.9.2020 Motta Montecorvino – Motta Montecorvino 109.9 Kilometer
As in previous years, the favorites for the overall title were Annemiek van Vleuten (winner in 2018 and 2019) from Team Mitchelton – Scott and Anna van der Breggen (winner in 2015 and 2017) from Team Boels – Dolmans.
At this year’s Giro Rosa, which was marked by the Corona pandemic, our cycling photographer Arne Mill has taken highly professional pictures of all stages and female cyclists for direct download.