Giro d'Italia team presentation in Belfast will be free - if you're quick

Free tickets on a first-come, first-served basis for event at Belfast City Hall on May 8: available from Thursday, April 24

Mark Cavendish, Giro d'Italia 2013 team presentation
(Image credit: Graham Watson)

Entry to the Giro d'Italia opening event and team presentation in Belfast on Thursday May 8 will be free of charge, although spectators will have to apply for tickets on a first-come, first-served basis.

The Giro 2014 opening event takes place in the grounds of Belfast City Hall from 6.30pm on May 8, and will include the presentation of all 22 teams plus entertainment from Irish tenor Finbar Wright and RampRage Extreme Sports Crew.

Tickets will be available via the Visit Belfast website from 9am on Thursday, April 24, and from the Visit Belfast Welcome Centre opposite Belfast City Hall. Tickets are limited to two per person.

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Nigel Wynn
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Nigel Wynn worked as associate editor on, he worked almost single-handedly on the Cycling Weekly website in its early days. His passion for cycling, his writing and his creativity, as well as his hard work and dedication, were the original driving force behind the website’s success. Without him, would certainly not exist on the size and scale that it enjoys today. Nigel sadly passed away, following a brave battle with a cancer-related illness, in 2018. He was a highly valued colleague, and more importantly, n exceptional person to work with - his presence is sorely missed.