The anticipation is palpable as the 2024 Giro d’Italia Women kicks off with a thrilling time trial in the historic city of Brescia on Sunday 7th July. This opening stage promises to set the tone for what is expected to be a fiercely competitive race, featuring a star-studded lineup of some of the most formidable cyclists in the world.

The 2024 Giro d’Italia Women kicks off with a high-stakes time trial in the historic city of Brescia. This opening stage is set to be a dramatic start to the race, not just because of the impressive lineup, but also due to the challenging weather conditions predicted for later in the day. With thunderstorms and rain on the horizon, and a more favorable wind situation earlier on, many top contenders will be starting early to take advantage of the better conditions.

With such a formidable lineup, the stage is set for a captivating battle against the clock. Each rider will be pushing their limits to gain precious seconds that could prove crucial in the overall standings. As the riders roll down the start ramp in Brescia, fans around the world will be glued to their screens, eager to see who will emerge victorious in this first test of the 2024 Giro d’Italia Women.

With the threat of adverse weather looming, these riders will be pushing their limits to gain precious seconds in the more favourable early conditions. As the riders roll down the start ramp in Brescia, fans around the world will be glued to their screens, eager to see who will emerge victorious in this first test of the 2024 Giro d’Italia Women. The likes of Lotte Kopecky, Juliette Labous, Mavi Garcia, Elisa Longo Borghini, Grace Brown, Neve Bradbury and others are all starting early on.

2024 Giro d’Italia Women Stage 1 Time Trial Map

2024 Giro d’Italia Women Stage 1 Time Trial Starting Order

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