Quiz: Can you name the last 50 Giro d'Italia winners?

Chris Froome was the first British rider to take the title, but how many can you recall from the last half century?

(Image credit: Yuzuru SUNADA)

The Giro d'Italia is one of the hardest races on the calendar, as shown with Simon Yates's dramatic collapse from a position of seemingly invincibility in this year's edition.

But just how difficult is it to you remember who won the Maglia Rosa on the previous 49 occasions to Chris Froome - who took the pink jersey on stage 19 after a dramatic solo attack on the Colle delle Finiestre.

>>> Quiz: Can you name the last 50 Tour de France winners?

You have 10 minutes to name as many as you can (without the help of Wikipedia) and prove your knowledge to your friends, family and clubmates.

*Alberto Contador was stripped of his 2011 title, which has been reflected in these answers.

>>> Quiz: Can you name every Grand Tour stage winner of 2018?

Let us know how many you got inside the 10 minute allowance or how fast you managed to name them all on our social media channels.

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Paul Knott is a fitness and features writer, who has also presented Cycling Weekly videos as well as contributing to the print magazine as well as online articles.  In 2020 he published his first book, The Official Tour de France Road Cycling Training Guide (Welbeck), a guide designed to help readers improve their cycling performance via cherrypicking from the strategies adopted by the pros.