Where does the Giro di Lombardia take place?

Giro di Lombardia. The Giro di Lombardia (English: Tour of Lombardy), officially Il Lombardia , is a cycling race in Lombardy, Italy. It is traditionally the last of the five ‘Monuments’ of the season, considered to be one of the most prestigious one-day events in cycling, and one of the last events on the UCI World Tour calendar.

Who was the winner of the tour of Lombardy in 1997?

From 1988 to 2004 the Tour of Lombardy was the final leg of the UCI Road World Cup and was often the decisive race in that competition. In 1997 Michele Bartoli needed to finish ahead of Rolf Sørensen in the race to be the winner of the 1997 World Cup. For 30 km he did solo work in a four-man breakaway, so sacrificing his chances to win the sprint.

What are the results of the Il Lombardia race?

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What’s the difference between the tour of Lombardy and Milan San Remo?

The Tour of Lombardy is one of five Monuments in cycling, one of two Italian Monuments together with Milan–San Remo. Milan–San Remo is called the Spring Classic and considered a sprinters race, whereas the Tour of Lombardy is called the Autumn Classic and considered a climbers race.

When is the Giro di Lombardia in 2021?

The Gran Fondo Il Lombardia 2021 will take place on Sunday, 10 October , 2021. The Gran Fondo route will take riders from Como to Como, over a 110km long route with more than 2700m of vertical elevation. Starting from Como, it features 3 iconic climbs: the Ghisallo, the Sormano with Muro and Colma and finally, the Civiglio.

Who is the official travel partner of Giro d’Italia?

Sports Tours International is official travel partner of the Giro d’Italia and of all the other races organised by RCS including the Tirreno Adriatico, Milan Sanremo, Il Lombardia and of course, the Strade Bianche. Our partnership enables us to include some fantastic experiences in all our cycling tours.

Which is the official tour operator for the 2020 Il Lombardia?

As official tour operator for the 2020 Il Lombardia, Sports Tours International offer you the chance to watch the final monument of the season before riding the course yourself during the official Gran Fondo Il Lombardia. We offer a choice of standard and front pen entries.