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1911 Giro d'Italia

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1st November 1911: First ever aerial bombing takes place in the Italo-Turkish War

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Il Giro d'Italia a Fossacesia

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Spanish Campo Giro 1913-16 Pistol in 9mm Largo

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20 YEARS EUROSPORT

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Giro d'Italia 1912, intervista ad Eberardo Pavesi

The 1911 Giro d'Italia was the 3rd edition of the Giro d'Italia, a cycling race set up and sponsored by the newspaper La Gazzetta dello Sport. The race began on 18 May in Rome with a stage that stretched 394.1 km (245 mi) to Florence. It was composed of twelve stages that covered a total distance of 3,530.3 km (2,194 mi). The race came to a close back in Rome on 6 June after a 266.9 km (166 mi) stage. The race was won by the Italian rider Carlo Galetti of the Bianchi team. Second and third respectively were the Italian riders Giovanni Rossignoli and Giovanni Gerbi.
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  • Changes from the 1910 Giro d'Italia 

  • Participants 

  • Race overview 

  • Final standings