Stage 1 of the Giro d’Italia 2013 is a 130km flat stage in Naples (Napoli). It is suitable for pure sprinters. After starting from Piazza Plebiscito, the peloton will ride 10 laps of a 15.6km circuit in Naples.
DATE: May 04 2013, Saturday
STAGE TYPE: Flat
START-FINISH: Napoli (2m) > Napoli (2m)
LENGTH OF THE COURSE: 130km
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