A record 18 Australians started the second Grand Tour of the year, the Giro d’Italia.
A stark contrast from the 2020 Tour de France which featured only two Aussies – Caleb Ewan of Lotto Soudal and Richie Porte from Trek Segafredo – Australian representation at the Giro is second only to the home nation of Italy.
The Aussies at the Giro are –
Nathan Haas – Cofidis
Lachlan Morton – EF Pro Cycling
James Whelan – EF Pro Cycling
Simon Clarke – EF Pro Cycling
Miles Scotson – FDJ Groupama
Adam Hansen – Lotto Soudal
Jack Haig – Mitchelton Scott
Lucas Hamilton – Mitchelton Scott
Michael Hepburn – Mitchelton Scott
Damien Howson – Mitchelton Scott
Cameron Meyer – Mitchelton Scott
Ben OConnor – NTT Pro Cycling
Dylan Sunderland – NTT pro cycling
Rohan Dennis – Ineos
Chris Harper – Jumbo Visma
Chris Hamilton – Team Sunweb
Jai Hindley – Team Sunweb
Michael Matthews – Team Sunweb
The 2020 Giro’d’Italia Route
Riders will race the 3497km Giro route over 21 days from October 3 to 25.
The 2020 edition of the race features 3 Individual Time Trails, 6 significant mountain stages, 7 rolling stages and 5 flat stages.
Coverage wise, the race is available via Eurosport and the GCN RacePass app.