Giro d’Italia 2013 Stage 9 Profile

Stage 9 of Giro d’Italia 2013 edition is a Medium Mountain stage between Sansepolcro and Firenze (Florence). The length of the course is 170 km.

STAGE DETAILS

DATE: May 12 2013, Sunday
STAGE TYPE: Medium Mountain
START-FINISH: Sansepolcro (312 m) > Firenze (104 m)
LENGTH OF THE COURSE: 170 kmDIFFICULTY:
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Stage profile

Giro d'Italia 2013 Stage 9 Profile
Giro d’Italia 2013 Stage 9 Profile

Stage map

Giro d'Italia 2013 Stage 9 map
Giro d’Italia 2013 Stage 9 map

Start: Sansepolcro

Sansepolcro, formerly Borgo Santo Sepolcro, is a town and comune in Tuscany, Italy, in the province of Arezzo.

Sansepolcro
Panorama of Sansepolcro, Italy

Situated on the upper reaches of the Tiber river, the town is the birthplace of the painters Piero della Francesca, Raffaellino del Colle (a pupil of Raphael) and Angiolo Tricca. It was also the birthplace of the Italian mathematician Luca Pacioli. (wiki)

You can read more about Sansepolcro on wiki.

Finish: Florence (Firenze)

Florence (Firenze)
General view of Florence (Firenze).

Firenze (Florence) is the capital city of the Italian region of Tuscany (Toscana) and of the province of Florence. It is the most populous city in Tuscany, with approximately 370,000 inhabitants, expanding to over 1.5 million in the metropolitan area. The historic centre of Florence attracts millions of tourists each year, and Euromonitor International ranked the city as the world’s 72nd most visited in 2009, with 1,685,000 visitors. Florence is also an important city in Italian fashion, being ranked within the top fifty fashion capitals of the world; furthermore, it is also a major national economic centre, being a tourist and industrial hub. (wiki)You can read more about Firenze (Florence) on wiki.

Climbs of the stage

There are 4 main climbs in the stage route:

  1. Passo Della Consuma (1060m @81.8 km): Starting at 49.5th kilometer at Bibbiena (378m). Riders will gain 721 meters in 32.3 km (average 2.2%).
  2. Vallombrosa (957m @106.7 km): Starting at 97.9th kilometer at Patero (397m). Riders will gain 560 meters in 8.8km (average 6.3%, 12%max).

    Giro d'Italia 2013 Stage 9 climb details (Vallombrosa)
    Giro d’Italia 2013 Stage 9 climb details (Vallombrosa)
  3. Vetta le Croci (545m @147.9 km): Starting at 137.6th kilometer at Sieci (71m). Riders will gain 474 meters in 10.3km (average 4.6%, max. 12%).

    Giro d'Italia 2013 Stage 9 climb details (Vetta le Croci)
    Giro d’Italia 2013 Stage 9 climb details (Vetta le Croci)
  4. Fiesole (295m @159.3 km): Starting at 156.3rd kilometer at Pian di Mugnone (127m). Riders will gain 168 meters in 3km (average 5.7%, max. 11%).

    Giro d'Italia 2013 Stage 9 climb details (Fiesole)
    Giro d’Italia 2013 Stage 9 climb details (Fiesole)

Last kms of the stage

Giro d'Italia 2013 Stage 9 last kms
Giro d’Italia 2013 Stage 9 last kms

M. Özgür Nevres

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