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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1 comment:

  1. It looks like Pozatto was taking a break from filming "Pirates of the Caribbean."