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The Trophy of the Giro d’Italia Women has been unveiled

16/10/2023

The route of the 107th Giro d’Italia, running from 4 to 26 May 2024, was presented at the Teatro Sociale of Trento, during the days of Il Festival of Sport. The Event, presented by Cristina Fantoni and Nino Morici, was attended by many well-known faces in sport, entertainment, institutions and companies, all of whom are part of the great Giro d’Italia family. The winner of the last Giro d’Italia, Primož Roglič, Filippo Ganna, Jai Hindley and three-time World Champion, Peter Sagan, as well as a great rider who has made the history of the Corsa Rosa, Vincenzo Nibali, also spoke on the stage. To unveil the Trophy and talk about the Giro d’Italia Women two cycling champions as Elisa Longo Borghini and Letizia Paternoster. Among the institutions also present were Francesco Lollobrigida, Minister of Agriculture, Food Sovereignty and Forestry, and Cordiano Dagnoni, President of the Italian Cycling Federation.

Doing the honours were the President of RCS Mediagroup, Urbano Cairo, the Managing Director at RCS Sport, Paolo Bellino, the Director of the Giro d’Italia, Mauro Vegni, and the Director of La Gazzetta dello Sport, Stefano Barigelli.

During the event, the Giro d’Italia Women’s Trophy, which this year will be organised by RCS Sport, was also presented. The Trophy was unveiled to the public by the two champions Elisa Longo Borghini and Letizia Paternoster. The shape of the Trophy is that of the inverted eight, the symbol of infinity (∞), which in mathematics indicates an unlimited dimension. A choice that wants to represent the infinite passion, values, challenges and successes that the Corsa Rosa conveys. A dedicated presentation of the route will be made by the end of the year.

Quotes

Elisa Longo Borghini, winner of two stages at the Giro d’Italia Women: “This is an important day for women’s cycling, I am very excited. It’s a great first time, a further step forward for our movement. My ambition is to win this trophy. I guess it will be a dream for all of us”.

Letizia Paternoster, track world champion in 2021: “It is really exciting to be here. 2024 will be an important year, also for those who, like me, are racing on both road and track. The Giro d’Italia Women will be important in view of Paris 2024 and we are sure that RCS Sport will organise a great event”.

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