Milano-Torino debuts presented by Eolo, organized by RCS Sport in collaboration with the Piedmont region, have been announced. The oldest classic on the world stage, which this year celebrates 102 copies, will start tomorrow at Magenta and will end in Turin, on the Superga hill.
Initially, 23 formations of 7 riders each: 15 UCI WorldTeams and 8 UCI ProTeams. In addition to world champion Julian Alaphilippe (Deceuninck – Quick-Step), returning to competition after his success in the Leuven World Championships, there will be the winner of the last two Tour de France, Tadej Pogacar (UAE Team Emirates). ) and test Olympic champion Primož Roglič (Jumbo-Visma), winner of the Vuelta a España and last Giro dell’Emilia. Also among the other expected champions, recent Milan-Turin Superga winner Michael Woods (Israel Start-Up Nation) and his teammate Chris Froome, as well as Vincenzo Nibali (Trek – Segafredo), recently finished with their victory at Il Giro di Cecilia and Alexander. Vlasov and Alexei Lutsenko (Astana – Premier Tech) and Thibut Pinot (Grupama – FDG), Cole di Superga winner 2018, Alejandro Valverde (Team Movistar), Nairo Quintana (Team Arkia-Samsek), Emmanuel Buchmann (Bora) – Hansgrohe ), Tao Geoghegan Hart, and Adam Yates (Ineos Grenadiers).
Departing from Magenta to cross, on flat roads, the Po valley in the rice field area, touch Novara and Vercelli to reach Biella and make a short climb to Zimone. The remainder of the road returns to being flat and runs through the Po Valley with broad, essentially straight roads until it reaches the final circuit. After San Mauro Torinese, you go along the Po River at Corso Casal to ascend the Basilica Superga for the first time (deflect 600m before arrival) to descend into Revodora with a demanding descent that takes you back to San Mauro and climb to the end with slopes of over 10%.
The last 5 kilometers (which are repeated twice except for the last 600 metres) that begins in Turin at Corso Casal is where the climb begins that leads to the Superga Church. The average gradient is 9.1% with a peak around the mid-climb of 14% and long extensions at 10%. At 600m from the finish, turn left into a U-turn to pass an 8.2% incline and then the final turn at 50m from the finish.
The great fall cycling classics from RCS Sport resume on Wednesday October 6 with Milano-Torino presented by Eolo, and will be broadcast on screens around the world with TV coverage on all five continents.
On Wednesday 6 October, RAI, the broadcaster, will broadcast Eolo’s Milano-Torino unencrypted on Rai Sport + HD from 3:20 PM to 5:10 PM. On the European scene, Eurosport will show the race live on its screens from 15:20 to 17:00 on Eurosport1, while on Eurosport Player from 15:20 to 17:20.
Abroad, the race will be held in Mexico and Central America on TUDN, while on ESPN in South America, on ESPN 2 and the STAR+ platform. It will also be broadcast in South Africa on Supersport screens. In Japan it will be possible to watch the race on J Sports and in China through Zhibo TV.
In Southeast Asia, it will be possible to follow the race live on Eurosport Southeast Asia, while in New Zealand it will be broadcast live on Sky Sports. While the GCN broadcast platform will broadcast to Europe, Southeast Asia, India, North America, Australia, Japan, the Middle East and Africa.
Milano-Torino schedules provided by Eolo are available on this site Link.
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