The 94th edition of the Giro d'Italia will celebrate the 150th anniversary of the unification of Italy ("il Risorgimento"), and will start in Torino (Turin) on May 7, 2011. Torino was the first capital of unified Italy. Torino has only once hosted a Giro start, in 1961.
The Giro will begin with a 22 km team time trial from the Reggia di Venaria Reale:
Read more about the unification of Italy here.
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