Giro d'Italia skips Gavia and Stelvio due to snow

Stelvio Pass, May 14

The Giro d'Italia must re-route and skip the legendary Gavia and Stelvio passes tomorrow due to snow, organiser RCS Sport announced this evening.

"It's official. It's a shame, but it's official," Giro director, Michele Acquarone told Cycling Weekly. "It'll be less beautiful, but what can we do? Just one hour ago it started snowing again on the Passo dello Stelvio."

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