Giro Rosa Gavia stage re-routed following landslide

Organisers have opted to finish the stage at the Lago di Cancano, where Emma Pooley won in 2011

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A landslide has prevented the Giro Rosa peloton from attacking the Gavia climb en route to a summit finish on stage five of this year's race.

Organisers say that the road leading from Bormio to the top of the Gavia Pass cannot be used, instead re-routing for an alternative summit finish in Laghi di Cancano.

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Michelle Arthurs-Brennan

Michelle Arthurs-Brennan the Editor of Cycling Weekly website. An NCTJ qualified traditional journalist by trade, Michelle began her career working for local newspapers. She's worked within the cycling industry since 2012, and joined the Cycling Weekly team in 2017, having previously been Editor at Total Women's Cycling. Prior to welcoming her daughter in 2022, Michelle raced on the road, track, and in time trials, and still rides as much as she can - albeit a fair proportion indoors, for now.