With five weeks to go to the opening team time trial in Riva del Garda, the Giro del Trentino Melinda organization (April 19-22) in warming up for the 40th edition of a spectacular and exciting event.
The race organized by GS Alto Garda will be officially presented on Tuesday March 29th, at 11.30, in the now-traditional venue of the Central Treasury of the Casse Rurali Trentine (Don Guetti hall) in Trento.
The event will once again be made of four stages: the team time trial Garda Trentino – where the opening stage will be held until 2018 – one medium-mountain stage and two chances for pure climbers. Big names of the international scene are expected at the start, starting with reigning Italian National Champion Vincenzo Nibali, a two-time overall winner in the past, who will look for his third success as well as the best feelings and confidence to aim for the Giro d’Italia.
Three years after the last time, Giro del Trentino Melinda will cross the Austrian border in the second stage, with the unseen uphill finish in Anras, in the Tirol region where the 2018 Road World Championships will be raced in Innsbruck. The finish in Anras will also commemorate one of the historical organizers of the race, Nerino Ioppi, passed away in September 2015.