Expo 2020 unveils the Opportunity Pavilion ahead of grand opening

Global biking stars will take part within the first Giro d’Italia Criterium on November sixth, with a 30-lap short-format race on a 2.1-kilometre circuit on the Expo 2020 Dubai web site.

The criterium is the celebratory occasion of the Giro d’Italia, geared toward showcasing the excellence of the 104-year-old Grand Tour race, one among world biking’s most prestigious occasions.

The high-profile riders who’ve signed up for the problem embody: 2021 Giro d’Italia winner and 2019 Tour de France yellow jersey winner Egan Bernal (INEOS Grenadiers); three-time UCI Road World Champion Peter Sagan (BORA – hansgrohe); winner of the Maglia Ciclamino (Points Classifications) of the final version of the Corsa Rosa, nine-time Grand Tour stage winner Elia Viviani (Cofidis); 2021 Giro d’Italia winner of the KOM Classification Geoffrey Bouchard (AG2R Citroën); and two-time UCI ITT World Champion Filippo Ganna (INEOS Grenadiers), winner of six levels of the Giro d’Italia.

The race at Expo 2020, organised in collaboration with the Dubai Sports Council and the Italy Pavilion, will see riders tackle a criterium circuit within the form of the Giro d’Italia’s ‘Amore Infinito’ infinity image.

The race will happen close to the Expo 2020’s Italian Pavilion, the place the Giro d’Italia trophy will probably be on show.

The pavilion may even host a meet-and-greet session with the cyclists on November fifth, giving followers an unique alternative to talk to their favorite riders, forward of a gala dinner held in celebration of the inaugural race for the rivals.

The Italy Pavilion, situated in Al Forsan, gives guests with an unforgettable expertise that presents new academic, skilled, and enterprise alternatives.

It shows buildings, methods and applied sciences that play a significant position in sustainability, the round economic system and digital structure.

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