The 2022 Giro d’Italia is going to be held from May 6 to May 29. Here, you will know when, where, and how to watch the event along with the stages and the routes.
Giro d’Italia 2022 Preview:
The 105th edition of the three-week cycling will include a total of 176 riders from 22 different teams. The race will take place after the spring Classics and is generally the first of cycling’s three ‘Grand Tours’ on the calendar, with the second and third taking place in France.
With his victory in the 2021 Giro d’Italia, Columbian cyclist Egan Bernal became the most recent rider to don the pink jersey. In 2019, he became the first cyclist from Latin America to win the prestigious Tour de France, and this was his second Grand Tour triumph following his victory in the Tour de France in 2019.
A number of British riders, notably the resurgent Mark Cavendish, will be hoping to make an impression in the Tour de France in 2022, including Richard Carapaz, the reigning champion from 2019.
The 21-stage route will test riders and teams to their limits across a variety of terrain designed to challenge superstars in every area of their skill-set and endurance fitness, and you can watch it all unfold live on television each day from the comfort of your own armchair in the comfort of your own home.
When is Giro d’Italia 2022?
The race starts on Friday, May 6, 2022, and, the tournament will conclude on May 29, 2022, in Verona.
Routes and Stages:
There will be a total of 21 stages in the race. Here are the stages.
- Stage 1 (May 6): Budapest – Visegrad, 195km, flat.
- Stage 2 (May 7): Budapest – Budapest, 9.2km, ITT.
- Stage 3 (May 8): Kaposvar – Balatonfured, 201km, flat.
- Stage 4 (May 10): Avola – Etna (Rif. Sapienza), 166km, mountains.
- Stage 5 (May 11): Catania – Messina, 172km, flat.
- Stage 6 (May 12): Palmi – Scalea (Riviera dei Cedri), 192km, flat.
- Stage 7 (May 13): Diamante – Potenza, 198km, intermediate.
- Stage 8 (May 14): Napoli – Napoli, 149km, hilly.
- Stage 9 (May 15): Isernia – Blockhaus, 187km, mountains.
- Stage 10 (May 17): Pescara – Jesi, 194km, hilly.
- Stage 11 (May 18): Santarcangelo di Romagna – Reggio Emilia, 201km, flat.
- Stage 12 (May 19): Parma – Genova, 186km, intermediate.
- Stage 13 (May 20): Sanremo – Cuneo, 157km, flat.
- Stage 14 (May 21): Santena – Torino, 153km, mountains.
- Stage 15 (May 22): Rivarolo Canavese – Cogne, 177km, mountains.
- Stage 16 (May 24): Salo – Aprica, 200km, mountains.
- Stage 17 (May 25): Ponti di Legno – Lavarone, 165km, mountains.
- Stage 18 (May 26): Borgo Valsugana – Treviso, 146km, flat.
- Stage 19 (May 27): Marano Lagunare – Santuario di Castelmonte, 178km, mountains.
- Stage 20 (May 28): Belluno – Marmolada (Passo Fedaia), 167km, mountains.
- Stage 21 (May 29): Verona – Verona, 17.1km, ITT.
How to Watch Giro d’Italia on TV in 2022?
The Giro d’Italia will be broadcast live on Eurosport and Eurosport Player via Discovery+ in the UK. A monthly or annual subscription costs £6.99. So, subscribe to the channel and watch the event on your streaming device.
In the US and Canada, the Giro d’Italia will be broadcast live on GCN+. A year’s subscription is $49.99. Throughout the season, we’ll have live coverage of both men’s and women’s pro cycling. You will be able to watch cycling events on this channel on your device.
The Giro d’Italia 2022 will feated the top cyclists of the world. The 21 stages of the race will bring many challenges to the racers. The most skillful full ones will get on the leader board. So, if you are a racing fan, catch all the events live.