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Giro d’Italia 2001 standings: results (general classification)

The 2001 Giro d’Italia was the 84th edition of the renowned Italian cycling race, one of the three Grand Tours alongside the Tour de France and the Vuelta a España.

Route: The race consisted of 21 stages, covering a total distance of around 3,393 kilometers (2,108 miles). It began on May 19th in Pescara and concluded on June 10th in Milan.

Contenders: The race featured prominent cyclists of the time, including Gilberto Simoni, who was the defending champion after his victory in the 2000 Giro d’Italia. Other notable contenders included Stefano Garzelli, Francesco Casagrande, Dario Frigo, and Marco Pantani.

The Race: The competition was intense throughout, with several stages featuring challenging mountain climbs and fast-paced sprints. Marco Pantani, a climbing specialist and former winner of both the Giro d’Italia and the Tour de France, made a notable return to the race after a doping suspension.

    Overall, the 2001 Giro d’Italia stands as a significant chapter in the history of the race, marked by fierce competition, stunning victories, and the enduring legacy of cycling legends like Marco Pantani.

    2001 Simoni con Pantani
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    Jersey Winners – 2001 Giro d’Italia

    1. Maglia Rosa (Pink Jersey): This jersey is awarded to the rider leading the general classification, i.e., the rider with the lowest overall time. The winner of the Maglia Rosa in the 2001 Giro d’Italia was Gilberto Simoni.
    2. Maglia Ciclamino (Cyclamen Jersey): This jersey is awarded to the rider who accumulates the most points from intermediate sprints and stage finishes. The winner of the Maglia Ciclamino in 2001 was Massimo Strazzer.
    3. Maglia Verde (Green Jersey): This jersey is awarded to the best climber, determined by points earned on categorized climbs throughout the race. In 2001, the winner of the Maglia Verde was Fredy González.

    Overall Ranking – 2001 Giro d’Italia

    Here are the TOP 10 RIDERS in the general classification (overall standings) of the 2001 Giro d’Italia:

    1. Gilberto Simoni (Italy)
    2. Abraham Olano (Spain)
    3. Unai Osa (Spain)
    4. Serhiy Honchar (Ukraine)
    5. José Azevedo (Portugal)
    6. Andrea Noè (Italy)
    7. Ivan Gotti (Italy)
    8. Carlos Alberto Contreras (Colombia)
    9. Pietro Caucchioli (Italy)
    10. Giuliano Figueras (Italy)

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