Giro del Belvedere passes the Centennial year’s exam with full grades
The 100-year anniversary edition of the Easter Monday Classic met with unanimous approval from athletes, authorities and the crowd, as witnessed by the 4,000 participants. The technical level keeps increasing: in the latest 10 years all winners became professionals riders
The organisers of the Pro Belvedere ASD had announced a memorable edition, and the one that took place on 10 April in the traditional setting of Villa di Cordignano (Treviso, Northern Italy) can be described as simply historic. In addition to being the 100th year since its foundation – with 84 editions held – the Easter Monday Classic involved a major part of the Cordignano community, with around 4,000 people cheering for cycling rising stars along the route. This was a remarkable step forward for the event, which also boasted a rich panel of side initiatives and an unprecedented route, appreciated by athletes, authorities and audience.
On the sport perspective, the international race for Under 23 was featured for the major part by Continental Teams, and was dominated by the Dutch super team Jumbo-Visma. Indeed, the Norwegian Johannes Staune-Mittet and the Dutchmen Loe Van Belle and Tijmen Graat took first, third and fourth place respectively. The victory of the Norwegian – whose […]