Naples to host the 2013 Giro d’Italia Grande Partenza

Milan, June 25, 2012 – The city of Naples will host the Grande Partenza of the 2013 Giro d’Italia.”precisely 50 years after the Corsa Rosa remaining all started in the southern Italian city in 1963. The 96thedition of the race begins on Saturday may also 4 and should end on Sunday may additionally 26.

the first stage of the 2013 Giro d’Italia will touch a number of parts of Naples. it is going to launch in PiazzaVittoria, seek advice from the Chiaia, Mergellina and Posillipo areas before completing on the superb ViaCaracciolo, overlooking the bay of Naples.

The Grande Partenza of the Giro d’Italia will inaugurate on Tuesday April 30, with the arrival of the racecaravan in Naples. Preliminary operations will begin on Wednesday may additionally 1, with the accurate rider pressconference at Castel dell’Ovo on Thursday may additionally 2. The authentic crew presentation should be held onFriday can also three within the famous Piazza del Plebiscito in the centre of Naples.

The legit announcement of Naples because the host of the 2013 Giro d’Italia Grande Partenza wasmade today in Milan, at the headquarters poker domino of race organisers RCS recreation and the La Gazzetta delloSport newspaper, by using the mayor of Naples Luigi De Magistris, the editor of los angeles Gazzetta dello SportAndrea Monti, the CEO of RCS recreation Giacomo Catano and the Managing Director of RCS SportMichele Acquarone.

Giacomo Catano mentioned: “The last two Italian begins of the Giro d’Italia were in Venice and Turin.”alternating with starts in Amsterdam and Herning in Denmark, to symbolize the foreign spiritof the Corsa Rosa. In 2013 it’ll be Naples’ flip and on behalf of RCS game I’d like to thank allthose americans who have helped make it take place. It’ll be a moment of satisfaction and excellence for theGiro d’Italia.”

Luigi De Magistris stated: “I want to thank La Gazzetta dello game and RCS activity. I’m very happythat the Grande Partenza of the Giro d’Italia could be in my city as a result of we’re working complicated torebuild the image of the metropolis via recreation. This summer we’re going to unearth the largest mountain bike pathin the south of Italy 20km long and that signifies how a whole lot the Naples council cares aboutcycling.”

Andrea Monti observed: “In Naples and in all the south of Italy, there’s lots of love for biking andthat’s clear to see anytime the Giro d’Italia goes throughout the enviornment. The Giro d’Italia has unitedItaly for over a hundred years, in this historic moment it can be even more so.”

Michele Acquarone pointed out: “The Giro d’Italia at all times supply its companions an opportunity to showthemselves to the realm. Between now and may 2013 we’ll do as plenty as possible to promoteNaples and the Grande Partenza of the 2013 Giro d’Italia.”

Naples hosted the Grande Partenza of the Giro d’Italia in 1963 and has also hosted 35 stage startsand 41 stage finishes. The Giro d’Italia finished in Naples in 1968, when Eddy Merckx received his firstof five universal victories on the Giro d’Italia. Mario Cipollini won the remaining stage conclude in Naples in 1996.

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