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As widely predicted, the 2009 Giro d?Italia will start in Venice and end in Rome, with an unconventional but demanding route.

Race director Angelo Zomegnan boasted the centenary edition of the Giro would be a special route for a special race and lay the foundations for another 100 years of the Giro d?Italia.

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