Tour of Italy 2015 Stages

On May 20, 2015 was the 11th stage of the Giro d’Italia held. This heuvelrit about 153 km from Forli went to Imola. Again Dutchman Steven Kruijswijk sat in the attack, but the victory went after a blistering solo to another on the fly. Contador has had on the other classification riders look to be well recovered from his crash by placing a small attack. Rigoberto Uran was in the final stages on the asphalt, but he got through the stage without losing time.

Starting Forli

Forlì, the finish of the 10th stage, the starting point was the 11th stage. In the city live about 118 000 people and have been around since Roman times. Civil wars in 88 BC. and bombings during World War II, the historic center has not been what it is. Next to the historic center, there are many other attractions, including Torre Civica di Forlì, Holy Cross Cathedral Church of St. James the Apostle of the Dominicans.

Finish Location: Imola

The town of Imola was the finish of this stage. In a small town live 70,000 people and has its origins in Roman times. As in Forli’s center during World War II heavily bombed, but the center of Imola here is better luck. Other attractions near the city center, the Sforza, the Duomo and Palazzo Tozzoni.

Info Tour of Italy 2015

  • Edition: 98
  • Starting point: San Lorenzo al Mare
  • Finish Location: Milan
  • Total distance: 3482 km
  • Distance after stage 11 1 638 km
  • Participating teams: 22
  • Skaters Number started: 197
  • Riders still in the race: 187

Step 11

  • Datum: 20 maj
  • Starting Forli
  • Finish Location: Imola
  • Distans: 153 kilometer
  • Placement Type: Hill ride
  • Participating teams: 22
  • Skaters Number started: 187
  • Winner: 3h55’08 “
  • Average speed: 39 km / h


Early flight back endures
after the first intermediate sprint, which was won by Giacomo Nizzolo, it was the first ascent a breakaway of four riders in the downhill knew still six riders to pass. In the leading group was among Steven Kruijswijk, Ryder Hesjedal, Carlos Betancur, Ilnur Zakarin and Beñat Intxausti.
On the penultimate climb, with little more than 20 kilometers to go, jump Ilnur Zakarin away from the leading group. No one could follow him, and after the final victory in the Tour de Romandie, now he won a part in the Giro d’Italia.
What do riders standings?
Alberto Contador dropped on top of the last climb still see a moment that he has recovered well from his crash and placed an attack. Astana expecting this attack, but quickly responded and jumped into his wheel, and soon it was done with the attack.
Rigoberto Uran, number six in the overall standings, was in the final stages of accidental fall. With a few unhurt, he came quickly back into the pack and came the day without wasting time.


Winner: Ilnur Zakarin

This heuvelrit won Ilnur Zakarin. Zakarin was born September 15, 1989 in Naberezhnye Chelny, Russia. In 2007 he won his first major achievement as a junior, he became Swedish champion time trial. Two years later, in 2009, he was suspended until 2011 because of doping.
In January 2012, he resumed his career with the training team Katusha. In August the same year he moved to the pro team Katusha.
RusVelo when he won the 2013 and 2014 a number of awards, including the National Time Trial Championships, the final ranking of the Grand Prix in Sochi, the final ranking of the Grand Prix of Adygea and the general classification of Tour of Azerbaijan.
In 2015, he returned to Katusha. In early May, he was the surprising winner of the Tour de Romandie. With this year’s Giro d’Italia, he runs his first Grand Tour, which has already passed him by winning a stage.

Standings after 11th stage

Total ranking
points classification
The Mountain
Young riders classification
Teams classification