UCI Europe Tour is headed to Sicily for its next event in the ongoing 2023 season calendar. This article will provide you with all the necessary schedule, tv, and live stream information on the upcoming Giro de Sicilia 2023.
Giro di Sicilia is a popular Italian multi-stage professional bicycle racing event for men’s discipline. First established in 1907, this long-running event is held as a part of the regular UCI Europe Tour calendar.
The upcoming Giro di Sicilia 2023 will be the 27th official iteration of the UCI competition. Like every year, it will be held in Sicily as a UCI 2.1 class event for Europe Tour. There will be a total of 25 teams from 4 different groups this year.
Five of the current season’s 18 UCI WorldTeams will be present at the event. While from UCI ProTeams and Continental teams, eight and eleven teams have registered respectively. Furthermore, the Italian national cycling team will also compete alongside the other 24 UCI teams.
Each team will consist of a full squad of standard seven riders. A total of 166 riders are expected to compete in this Sicily-based competition this week. They will cross over 718 km distance over the course of four stages.
When will be Giro di Sicilia 2023 held?
- Date: Tuesday, April 11, 2023
- Time: 05:35 a.m. ET
The 27th Giro di Sicilia is scheduled to initiate its four-stage competition on Tuesday, April 11, 2023, and will run till the following Friday, April 14, 2023. First-day competition will start at 11:35 a.m. ET in Marsala.
Giro di Sicilia 2023 Schedule:
|1st||Tuesday, April 11, 2023||5:35 a.m.|
|2nd||Wednesday, April 12, 2023||5:45 a.m.|
|3rd||Thursday, April 13, 2023||5:45 a.m.|
|4th||Friday, April 14, 2023||03:45 a.m.|
Where will the Cycling event be held?
- Location: Sicily
As the name suggests, Giro di Sicilia 2023 will take place in Sicily. The Mediterranean Sea-based island is one of the 20 regions of Italy, locally known as Sicilia. The upcoming UCI Europe Tour race there will start at Marsala and conclude at Giarre. Participants will have to race through 718 km of hilly and mountain roads in the Italian race stages.
Giro di Sicilia 2023 Stages:
The officially announced stage list and distance of the upcoming Sicilian road cycling event is listed here –
|1st||Marsala – Agrigento||159 km|
|2nd||Canicatti – Vittoria||193 km|
|3rd||Enna – Termini Imerese||150 km|
|4th||Barcellona Pozzo di Gotto – Giarre||216 km|
How to watch the Cycling event?
- Rai Sports
In UK, Eurosport will air the upcoming Giro di Sicilia 2023 live on Eurosport 2 channel. While in Italy, Rai Sports will cover the event’s tv broadcast via Rai Sports and Rai Sports 2 channels.
How to Live Stream Giro di Sicilia 2023?
Eurosport’s official streaming platform, Discovery+ will provide live stream of the upcoming Sicilian road cycling event online in the United Kingdom. Whereas, International fans can enjoy live stream through Global Cycling Network. A GCN+ subscription of $8.99/month will be required to watch the event alongside the latest updates and other UCI events as bonus.