Giro 2009 map Tuttosport

The route of the 2009 Giro d?Italia will be official unveiled in Venice on Saturday afternoon but Italian sports newspaper Tuttosport revealed a detailed map of the route on Friday, as they tried to out do rival newspaper Gazzetta dello Sport that owns the Giro d?Italia and race organiser RCS Sport.

The Tuttosport map seems to confirm many of the leaks already published, including the Venice start, the early trip to Austria through the Dolomites, the criterium stage in the centre of Milan and the Cuneo to Pinerolo stage in the Alps which replicates the stage in the 1949 Giro when Fausto Coppi won after a 192km solo break.

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