Egan Bernal and Peter Sagan among field for first ever Giro d’Italia Criterium race

Egan Bernal will be one of many high-profile riders competing around the 30 lap, 2.1km circuit

Egan Bernal
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Giro d'Italia organiser RCS Sports has partnered with the Dubai Sports Council and Expo 2020 Dubai to create the first ever Giro d'Italia criterium race, hosted in Dubai on November 6.

Egan Bernal (Ineos Grenadiers), this year's Italian Grand Tour winner, will headline the 30-lap short format race, held on a 2.1km circuit in the shape of the Giro d'Italia's 'Amore Infinito’ infinity symbol.

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Ryan is a staff writer for Cycling Weekly, having joined the team in September 2021. He first joined Future in December 2020, working across FourFourTwo, Golf Monthly, Rugby World and Advnture's websites, before making his way to cycling. After graduating from Cardiff University with a degree in Journalism and Communications, Ryan earned a NCTJ qualification to further develop as a writer.