Follow the 1st stage of the Tour of Italy Venaria Reale-Turin live

82 km – The intermediate sprint for Filippo Fiorelli

The Italian from the VF Group – Bardiani team is in every position, be careful not to alienate his breakaway companions by attacking each time. Fiorelli takes 12 points and the Frenchman Lilian Calmejane, who followed him, takes 8 points.

82 km – first intermediate sprint of the Giro in 1 kilometer

The leading men will arrive on the intermediate sprint from Moriondo Torinese. No bonuses to take, only points for the cyclamen jersey for best sprinter.

90 km – Filippo Fiorelli leads the first climber

The Italian from the VF Group – Bardiani team managed the Berzano di San Pietro well, quickly putting himself in front of his breakaway companions. He takes three points at the top ahead of the Frenchman Louis Barré who takes 2 points and the Eritrean Amanuel Ghebreigzabhier who takes 1 point.

93 km – Let’s go for the first Mountain Grand Prix

Category 4 pass, the Berzano di San Pietro (2.9 km at 5% average) is the first Mountain Grand Prix of this 2024 Giro. The six leading men will compete for the first points for the blue jersey of the best climber. The peloton has slowed down slightly and the lead now has a lead of 1’42.

100 km – The leading group does not increase its lead

The six leading men, including three French (Louis Barré, Nicolas Debeaumarché, Lilian Calmejane), are 1’18 ahead of the peloton which is in control.

116km – 3 mountain Grands Prix for this 1st stage

The first mountain grand prix will come almost an hour into the race. There will be three today but nothing says that a rider from the breakaway will wear the azzurro jersey this evening.

122km – UAE Emirates is already rolling

UAE Emirates didn’t even give the breakaway two minutes. While there was a 1’40” margin for the race lead, Tadej Pogacar’s teammates took charge of the pursuit.

124km- Calmejane can enter the circle of stage winners on the 3 Grand Tours

If Lilian Calmejane (Intermarché-Wanty) no longer has the level of her debut, the Frenchman has already won a stage in the Tour of Spain (2016) and the Tour de France (2017). Just like Julian Alaphilippe and Romain Bardet, he could therefore enter the club of stage winners on the 3 Grand Tours during this Giro.

124km – Already a minute ahead

The peloton lets this breakaway of six riders slip away! The gap slowly rises above the minute. It remains to be seen what gap UAE Emirates will leave.

125km – Three French people at the front

Louis Barré (Arkéa-B&B Hôtels), Nicolas Debeaumarché (Cofidis) and Lilian Calmejane (Intermarché-Wanty) took the breakaway. Andrea Pietrobon (Polti-Kometa), Amanuel Ghebreigzabhier (Lidl-Trek) and Filippo Fiorelli (VF Group – Bardiani) accompany the French.

131km – A sixth rider in the breakaway

The Eritrean Amanuel Ghebreigzabhier (Lidl-Trek) manages to get to the front and the peloton gets back up, there will be six riders in the breakaway!

132km – 5 runners run away

UAE Emirates tries to control behind a group of five riders that is forming.

135km – Attacks multiply

The young Frenchman Louis Barré (Arkéa-B&B Hôtels) tries to force himself to the front of the peloton. Nobody manages to gain a few meters at the start of the race.

136km – First attack

A runner from the EF Education – Easy Post training team attacks first, it doesn’t work!

In the car

For the moment, the race director is not letting go of the runners even though the peloton has passed kilometer 0 for several minutes.

Actual departure

This time we’re off for three weeks of racing, with 3,386.7 kilometers on the program for the 176 runners!

Fictitious departure

Let’s go for the fictitious, the runners will complete a few minutes in the parade before starting their race.

Romain Bardet wants to “be an actor” today

Second in Liège-Bastogne-Liège behind Tadej Pogacar, Romain Bardet already wants to “be an actor” today.

Departure at 1:55 p.m.

After a fictitious departure scheduled for 1:50 p.m., the real departure will take place at 1:55 p.m. After rain during the presentation of the stages this Thursday, the weather is good this time.

Pogacar and the others, who are the favorites?

The Slovenian rider from Team Emirates, double winner of the Tour de France, is the huge favorite for the 2024 edition of the Tour of Italy. But behind, the outsiders will be able to advance their pawns in the shadows.

Journey, profile, favorites… everything you need to know about the first step

The Tour of Italy starts this Saturday from Piedmont, with a first stage of 140 kilometers between Venaria Reale and Turin. The final will be hilly and could already smile on Tadej Pogacar, the big favorite for the final victory. Route, profile, favorites… Discover the profile of the first stage of the Giro 2024.

How to follow the Giro on television?

The big start of the Tour of Italy is given this Saturday, May 4 from Venaria Reale, in the suburbs of Turin. Schedule, TV broadcast… here is everything you need to know to follow the first stage of the Giro 2024 live.

The Giro 2024 will be broadcast on the Eurosport 1 channel, which will be on the air from 1:50 p.m. for the fictitious start of the 1st stage. You will also be able to follow this first stage of the Giro live on the RMC Sport website and application.

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Welcome to RMC Sport to follow the first stage of the Tour of Italy with live commentary. It will be necessary to cover 140 kilometers between Venaria Reale and Turin, with several difficulties in the end.

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