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Giro d’Italia 2013 standings: results (general classification)

The 2013 Giro d’Italia was the 96th edition of the prestigious Italian cycling race. It took place from May 4th to May 26th, 2013, and consisted of 21 stages covering a total distance of around 3,405 kilometers (2,118 miles). The race started in Naples and concluded in Brescia.

Here are some key highlights and notable moments from the 2013 Giro d’Italia:

Overall Winner: The overall winner of the 2013 Giro d’Italia was Vincenzo Nibali, an Italian cyclist riding for the Astana Pro Team. This victory marked Nibali’s second Grand Tour victory, as he had previously won the 2010 Vuelta a España.

Key Stages: One of the most memorable stages of the 2013 Giro was Stage 18, a grueling mountain stage that included climbs over the Passo dello Stelvio and the legendary Tre Cime di Lavaredo. This stage played a crucial role in shaping the final general classification.

Contenders: Alongside Vincenzo Nibali, other notable contenders for the overall victory included Cadel Evans, Rigoberto Urán, and Mauro Santambrogio. Nibali asserted his dominance throughout the race, particularly in the mountain stages, securing his lead in the general classification.

Team Classification: The team classification was won by the Colombian team, Movistar Team, showcasing their strength and consistency throughout the race.

Overall, the 2013 Giro d’Italia provided fans with thrilling racing action and showcased the talents of some of the top cyclists in the world, with Vincenzo Nibali emerging as the deserving champion.

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Jersey Winners– 2013 Giro d’Italia

The jersey winners of the 2013 Giro d’Italia were as follows:

  1. Maglia Rosa (Pink Jersey): The Maglia Rosa is worn by the rider leading the general classification, which represents the overall race leader. In the 2013 Giro d’Italia, this jersey was won by Vincenzo Nibali, an Italian cyclist riding for the Astana Pro Team.
  2. Maglia Ciclamino (Cyclamen Jersey): The Maglia Ciclamino is awarded to the leader of the points classification, which is mainly based on sprinting prowess. In 2013, this jersey was won by Mark Cavendish, a British cyclist riding for the Omega Pharma–Quick-Step Cycling Team.
  3. Maglia Azzurra (Blue Jersey): The Maglia Azzurra is given to the best climber in the mountains classification. In the 2013 Giro d’Italia, this jersey was won by Stefano Pirazzi, an Italian cyclist riding for Bardiani–CSF.
  4. Maglia Bianca (White Jersey): The Maglia Bianca is awarded to the best young rider in the general classification, typically under 25 years old. In 2013, this jersey was won by Carlos Betancur, a Colombian cyclist.

Overall Ranking – 2013 Giro d’Italia

Here is the top 10 overall ranking of the 2013 Giro d’Italia:

  1. Vincenzo Nibali (Italy) – Astana Pro Team
  2. Rigoberto Urán (Colombia) – Team Sky
  3. Cadel Evans (Australia) – BMC Racing Team
  4. Michele Scarponi (Italy) – Lampre–Merida
  5. Carlos Betancur (Colombia) – AG2R La Mondiale
  6. Przemysław Niemiec (Poland) – Lampre–Merida
  7. Rafal Majka (Poland) – Team Saxo–Tinkoff
  8. Benat Intxausti (Spain) – Movistar Team
  9. Mauro Santambrogio (Italy) – Vini Fantini–Selle Italia (Tested positive for EPO in 2013 Giro d’Italia. He was sacked by the team and suspended until November 2014 by the UCI).
  10. Domenico Pozzovivo (Italy) – AG2R La Mondiale

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