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Tirreno-Adriatico stage 1 Live – Time trial opens the GC battle

Tirreno-Adriatico stage 1 Live - Time trial opens the GC battle


To call the Lido di Camaiore individual TT a regular feature in recent editions of Tirreno-Adriatico is only fair. Last year, run over a slightly longer distance of 11.5 kilometres it was won by Filippo Ganna (Ineos Grenadiers) by a stunning 28 seconds on Lennard Kamna (Bora-Hansgrohe). In 2022, he also won, by 13 seconds over Remco Evenepoel on a 13.9 kilometre course in the same place. Just to look at the last decade, Lido di Camaiore also was the start and finish town for the opening mass start stages in 2021 and 2020, for TTTS from 2016 through to 2019, and an ITT, won by Adriano Malori, back in 2015.

Ganna’s racing again today, starting at 1524 local time, and will be the key favourite for the TT win.

Perhaps with that weather factor in mind, key GC favourite Jonas Vingegaard (Visma-Lease A Bike) is out of the blocks at 1237 CET, just the third rider to start.  

Here’s a map of the route in the coastal town of Lido di Camaiore. Pancake (or should that be piadina) flat, and with one mid-stage checkpoint at Viarregio, after 5.4 kilometres. Coastal winds definitely could be a factor.

Tirreno-Adriatico opening TT route

(Image credit: RCS)

For a full list of the start-times, here’s the link:

Tirreno-Adriatico stage 1 individual time trial start times

The first rider down the start ramp, Alex Tolio (VF Group – Bardiani CSF – Faizanè) leaves at 1235 CET.

Hello and welcome to our live coverage of the opening stage of the 2024 edition of Tirreno-Adriatico

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