Wednesday, March 23, 2011
Cristiana Capotondi Presents Giro Jerseys
Italian actress, Cristiana Capotondi, presented the new collection of Giro d'Italia jerseys at Dolce & Gabbana last night in Milan. Capotondi has been selected as the godmother of the Giro d'Italia for this year.
There were five jerseys were presented:
Maglia Rosa (EstaThe sponsor), pink jersey worn by race leader
Maglia Verde (Banca Mediolanum spoinsor), green jersey worn by KOM leader
Maglia Bianca (Ministero dell’Ambiente sponsor), white jersey worn by best young rider
Maglia Rosso (Passione Saint Gobain sponsor), red jersey worn by best sprinter
Maglia Tricolore,a special tricolor jersey for this year that will be given to the team that has shown the greatest fair play
The pink jersey was designed by Jonny Mole and features a tricolor collar and a tricolor stripe on the front with "150".
The start of the 94th edition of the Giro d'Italia will take place in Turin on May 7th with a 22km team time trial. The race, one of the three nationally designated events for the 150th anniversary of the unification of Italy, will touch 17 Italian regions, more than 60 provinces and 550 municipalities. The final action will take place in Milan, Sunday, May 29, with an individual time trial.
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