The new Rainbow to shine on the Oldest Classic

The new Rainbow to shine on the Oldest Classic

The Milano-Torino, first held in 1876, is cycling’s oldest competition and celebrates its 102nd edition. Many of the sport’s top names are at the start in Magenta, including Alaphilippe who will debut in his new Rainbow Jersey, alongside Pogacar, Roglič, Nibali, Pinot, Valverde, Quintana, Geoghegan Hart, A. Yates and Woods. 

RCS sport announces the start list for Milano-Torino presented by Eolo. This year’s edition will start tomorrow in Magenta, and finishes after 189km atop the Basilica of Superga (Turin).

On the road will be 23 teams of 7 riders each: 15 UCI WorldTeams and 8 UCI ProTeams.In addition to World Champion Julian Alaphilippe (Deceuninck – Quick-Step), who returns to competition after his success at the World Championships in Leuven, featuring on the race’s entry list is the winner of the last two editions of the Tour de France Tadej Pogacar (UAE Team Emirates) and Olympic Time Trial Champion Primož Roglič (Jumbo-Visma), who recently won Il Giro dell’Emilia and the Vuelta a España. Other ‘protagonists’ expected to race include multiple grand tour winner Chris Froome (Israel Start-Up Nation) and his teammate Michael Woods, last winner of the race atop Superga, Vincenzo Nibali (Trek – Segafredo), as well as Aleksandr Vlasov and Alexey Lutsenko (Astana – Premier Tech), Thibaut Pinot (Groupama – FDJ), winner on the Colle di Superga in 2018, Alejandro Valverde (Movistar Team), Nairo Quintana (Team Arkéa-Samsic), Emanuel Buchmann (Bora – Hansgrohe), Tao Geoghegan Hart and Adam Yates (Ineos Grenadiers).