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The Giro d’Italia Donne 2021
Jul 2, 2021 - Jul 11, 2021
Pulse Media Group (PMG Sport) are officially the new organisers of the Giro d’Italia Internazionale Femminile – now called Giro d’Italia Donne – a 10-day race scheduled to take place from July 2-11 across northern Italy.
The event was downgraded to the 2.Pro Series for not providing required live television last year but aim to be back on the Women’s WorldTour in 2022.
PMG Sport have listed 24 invited teams, including all nine WorldTeams, the host regions and start-finish cities across northern Italy, and a promotional video announcing an intent to provide live television broadcast of the final 15km of each
stage within a 60-minute programme in 2021.
Organisers have revealed that this year’s race will travel through the mountainous northern regions of Italy that include Piemonte, Lombardia, Liguria, Veneto, and Friuli Venezia Giulia.
The race will begin on July 2 with a team time trial in Fossano to Cuneo, include an uphill time trial on stage 4, and two mountaintop finishes on stage 2 at Prato Nevoso and stage 9 at Monte Matajur on the penultimate stage, before concluding in Cormons on July 11.