The 2021 Giro d'Italia fan awards

Two weeks after the finale of the Giro d'Italia’s 104th edition, race organisers RCS Sport have launched the Giro d’Italia Awards to choose, together with all the fans, the best moments of the 2021 Corsa Rosa.

104th Giro d'Italia 2021 - Stage 3

Taco Van Der Hoorn of Intermarch - Wanty - Gobert Matriaux celebrates his Stage 3 Giro d'Italia win. Source: Getty

The best place to catch up on any videos, articles and opinion from the 2021 Giro d'Italia, and if any of the below awards spark great memories, it's easy to check some of the great moments from this year's edition of the Italian Grand Tour by scrolling back through the .

Starting from 11.00 CEST tomorrow, 15 June, the Giro d’Italia community will be able to vote on the official , via stories. Over a 24 hour period, fans will be able to place their votes across 12 categories, with 4 nominees to choose from in each.

Following this first vote, the two finalists in each category will be announced. From Wednesday 16 until 23 June, voting for finalist nominees will then take place.

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The winners will be revealed on 24 June in a celebration of the very best of the toughest race in the world's most beautiful place.

THE 12 CATEGORIES, four nominees apiece

Best Protagonist Rider

Egan Bernal, Simon Yates, Damiano Caruso, Peter Sagan.



Best Domestique

Daniel Martinez, Pello Bilbao, Daniel Oss, Mikel Nieve.

Best Team

INEOS Grenadiers, Qhubeka Assos, Israel Start-Up Nation, Bahrain Victorious.



Best Break

Alberto Bettiol, Daniel Martin, Taco van der Hoorn, Gino Mader.



Best Summit Finish

Zoncolan, Sega di Ala, Alpe di Mera, Alpe Motta.



Best Sprint

Novara (Tim Merlier), Termoli (Caleb Ewan), Foligno (Peter Sagan), Verona (Giacomo Nizzolo).



Best 2021 Revelation Rider

Victor Lafay, Attila Valter, Tobias Foss, Lorenzo Fortunato.



Best Attack

Edoardo Affini (Stage 13), Egan Bernal (Stage 16), Simon Yates (Stage 19), Damiano Caruso (Stage 20).



Best Team Spirit

Damiano Caruso thanks Pello Bilbao on Stage 20, Daniel Martinez encourages Egan Bernal on the climb of Sega di Ala, Vincenzo Albanese stops at 3km from the finish to watch his teammate Fortunato win on the Zoncolan, Joao Almeida stops to wait for Remco Evenepoel in difficulty on the dirt road of the Brunello di Montalcino Wine Stage.



Amore Infinito Prize

Vincenzo Nibali starts and finishes the entire Giro despite his wrist injury, Attila Walter loses and kisses the Maglia Rosa in Campo Felice, Alessandro De Marchi wears his first Maglia Rosa, Egan Bernal takes off his rain jacket to win in the Maglia Rosa in Cortina.



The Most Spectacular Stage

The dirt road of Campo Felice, the gravel roads of the Brunello di Montalcino Wine Stage, the climb of Sega di Ala, the climb to Alpe Motta.

Best Host City Dressing

Notaresco and the sky of pink umbrellas, Canazei and the big Trofeo Senza Fine, Milan and its '90 Anni Maglia Rosa' projections, Bagno di Romagna with its 103 front pages of the Gazzetta dello Sport display.


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Published 15 June 2021 at 1:51pm
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