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Giro D’Italia 2006 Standings: Winner, General Classification And Jerseys

The 2006 Giro d’Italia was the 89th edition of the prestigious Italian cycling race, commonly known as the Giro. It took place from May 6 to May 28, 2006. The race consisted of 21 stages covering a total distance of around 3,526 kilometers (approximately 2,190 miles).

Winner: The overall winner of the 2006 Giro d’Italia was Ivan Basso, an Italian cyclist riding for Team CSC. Basso secured the victory with a dominant performance, winning two individual stages and wearing the leader’s pink jersey for a significant portion of the race.

Contenders: The race featured several prominent contenders, including Gilberto Simoni, Damiano Cunego, José Enrique Gutiérrez, and Paolo Savoldelli.

Team CSC: Ivan Basso’s triumph in the 2006 Giro d’Italia was also a significant achievement for Team CSC, the Danish cycling team he rode for at the time. The team’s collective effort and support were instrumental in Basso’s success.

Doping case: Jan Ullrich initially won Stage 11 but later disqualified due to doping.

Overall, the 2006 Giro d’Italia was a memorable edition of the race, showcasing the talent and determination of Ivan Basso and highlighting the challenges and drama that often accompany professional cycling competitions.

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Jersey Winners – 2006 Giro d’Italia

General Classification (Pink Jersey): The winner of the general classification, wearing the pink jersey, was Ivan Basso of Italy riding for Team CSC.

Points Classification (Cyclamen Jersey): The points classification winner, wearing the cyclamen jersey, was Paolo Bettini of Italy riding for Quick-Step–Innergetic.

King of the Mountains Classification (Green Jersey): The king of the mountains classification winner, wearing the green jersey, was Juan Manuel Gárate of Spain riding for Quick-Step–Innergetic.

Overall Ranking – 2006 Giro d’Italia

Here are the TOP 10 RIDERS in the general classification of the 2006 Giro d’Italia:

  1. Ivan Basso (Italy) – Team CSC
  2. José Enrique Gutiérrez (Spain) – Phonak
  3. Gilberto Simoni (Italy) – Saunier Duval–Prodir
  4. Damiano Cunego (Italy) – Lampre–Fondital
  5. Paolo Savoldelli (Italy) – Discovery Channel Pro Cycling Team
  6. Sandy Casar (France) – Française des Jeux
  7. Juan Manuel Gárate (Spain) – Quick-Step–Innergetic
  8. Franco Pellizotti (Italy) – Liquigas–Bianchi
  9. Víctor Hugo Peña (Colombia) – Phonak
  10. Patxi Vila (Spain) – Lampre–Fondital

These riders achieved notable performances throughout the race and secured their places in the top 10 of the general classification at the end of the 2006 Giro d’Italia.

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