Galibier cut from Giro d'Italia route

Col du Galibier in stage 15 of 2013 Giro d'Italia

The Giro d'Italia organiser decided to cut the Col du Galibier finish and seriously modify tomorrow's 15th stage due to snow. Instead of climbing to 2642 metres to Galibier, which would have been a first for the Italian Grand Tour, the stage will end in Valloire.

Giro technical director, Mauro Vegni took the move this morning, which cuts the finish by 18.1 kilometres.

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