Giro d’Italia 2014 team time trial start times

Schedule of start times for Friday's opening Giro d'Italia team time trial in Belfast

The 2014 Giro d’Italia kicks off on Friday, May 9, with a 21.7-kilometre team time trial around Belfast, Northern Ireland.

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Colombia are the first squad off at 5.50pm, with Neri Sottoli last off at 7.35pm. Teams set off at five minute intervals.

The full order of start times is as follows:

5.50pm Colombia
5.55pm Orica-GreenEdge
6.00pm Tinkoff-Saxo
6.05pm FDJ
6.10pm Katusha
6.15pm Movistar
6.20pm Lotto-Belisol
6.25pm Trek Factory Racing
6.30pm Belkin
6.35pm Europcar
6.40pm Lampre-Merida
6.45pm Sky
6.50pm Cannondale
6.55pm Giant-Shimano
7.00pm Ag2r La Mondiale
7.05pm Androni Giocattoli
7.10pm Garmin-Sharp
7.15pm Bardiani CSF
7.20pm BMC Racing
7.25pm Omega Pharma-QuickStep
7.30pm Astana
7.35pm Neri Sottoli

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