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With the team time trial done, the race now heads into the Dolomites for three hilly/mountainous stages where the weather is expected to be a big factor.

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Stage 4 results
1  Darwin Atapuma (Colombia-Coldeportes) 
2  Carlos Betancur (Acqua&Sapone)                 + 3
3  Domenico Pozzovivo (Colnago CSF Bardini)       + 6
4  Sylvester Szmyd (Liquigas-Cannondale)         + 17
5  Damiano Cunego (Lampre-ISD) 
6  José Rujano (Androni-Giocattoli)              + 21
7  Hubert Dupont (AG2R-La Mondiale)              + 30
8  Kevin Seeldraeyers (Astana)                 + 1:06
9  Miguel Angel Rubiano (Androni-Giocattoli)   + 1:20
10 Pierre Rolland (Europcar)                   + 1:27

Final General Classification
1  Domenico Pozzovivo (Colnago CSF Bardini)  12:57:47
2  Damiano Cunego (Lampre-ISD)                   + 40
3  Sylvester Szmyd (Liquigas-Cannondale)       + 1:04
4  Carlos Betancur (Acqua&Sapone)              + 1:12
5  José Rujano (Androni-Giocattoli)            + 2:07
6  Roman Kreuziger (Astana)                    + 2:33
7  Hubert Dupont (AG2R-La Mondiale)            + 2:34
8  Darwin Atapuma (Colombia-Coldeportes)       + 3:55
9  Marco Pinotti (BMC Racing)                  + 4:01
10 Mathias Frank (BMC Racing)                  + 4:05
Full/Official Stage 4 Results and Final General Classificationgirodeltrentino
Pozzovivo wins 2012 Giro del Trentinocyclingnews
Pozzovivo re del Trentino Sul Pordoi svetta
Atapuma gives Colombia Coldeportes team its first European victory cyclingnews
Domenico Pozzovivo wins the Giro del Trentino as John Atapuma takes the snowy Pordoi velonation
22 Big Photos from Stage 4 (more photos added) — sirotti/girodeltrentino
April 19 update: This year's Giro del Trentino culminates with a 13 km @ 6 % mountaintop finish on Passo Pordoi (profile), one of the famous passes that form the Sella Ring, an epic loop in the Dolomites. The Giro d'Italia last finished on Passo Pordo from the Valle Di Fassa side 11 years ago with Gilberto Simoni slipping into Pink after finishing second on the stage. For more details on the current stage, see the race summary table (right) for the stage profile, map and timetable. — Steve

Stage 3 results
1  Domenico Pozzovivo  (Colnago CSF Bardini)   4:04:26 
2  Sylvester Szmyd (Liquigas-Cannondale)          + 23
3  Damiano Cunego (Lampre-ISD)                  + 1:12
4  José Rujano (Androni-Giocattoli)             + 1:20
5  Roman Kreuziger (Astana)                     + 1:46
6  Hubert Dupont (AG2R)                         + 2.07
7  Bartosz Huzarski (NetApp)                    + 2:12
8  José Serpa (Androni-Giocattoli) 
9  Janez Brajkovic (Astana)
10 Carlos Betancur (Acqua&Sapone)               + 2:34

General Classification after Stage 3
1  Domenico Pozzovivo  (Colnago CSF Bardini)   8:20:42
2  Damiano Cunego (Lampre-ISD)                    + 25
3  Sylvester Szmyd (Liquigas-Cannondale)          + 49
4  Roman Kreuziger (Astana)                       + 50
5  Mathias Frank (BMC)                          + 1:42
6  Carlos Betancur (Acqua&Sapone)               + 1:47
7  José Rujano (Androni-Giocattoli)             + 1:48
8  Bartosz Huzarski (NetApp)
9  Marco Pinotti (BMC)
10 Hubert Dupont (AG2R)                         + 2:06
Full/Official Stage 3 Results and General Classificationgirodeltrentino
Pozzovivo prevails in Brenzone cyclingnews
Pozzovivo doma Punta Veleno E' lui il nuovo leader del
Domenico Pozzovivo climbs into Trentino lead on Punta Veleno velonation
Cunego up, Scarponi down, in a mixed day in Trentino for Lampre-ISD velonation
7 Big Photos from Stage 3 (more to come) — sirotti/girodeltrentino

April 18 update: Stage 3 has a finish that's been compared to Monte Zoncolan; check out the average grade of each of the kms on the final climb profile above, before the descent and false-flat finish in Brenzone. The Punta Veleno finishing climb is 8.5 km climb long with an average gradient of 15%, peaking out at 20%. Alessandro Bertolini said “It is an incredibly hard climb ... not the Zoncolan nor Plan de Corones can live up to it. Even though we are so close to Lake Garda, it’s going to be a big surprise for many”. See the race summary table (right) for the stage profile, map and timetable. — Steve
Punta Veleno sets Colombians on fire: “This climb will be a legend” girodeltrentino

5 Big Photos from Stage 2 (more to come) — sirotti
Full/Official Stage 2 Results and General Classificationgirodeltrentino
Cunego sprints to victory at Giro del Trentino cyclingnews
Cunego grabs first win of 2012 on day two of Giro del Trentino velonation
5 Big Photos from Stage 2 (more to come) — sirotti
April 17 update: Stage 2 is the first of three mountain stages featuring three KOMs in the final 41 kms including a 10 km @ 5.7% summit finish (5 km profile left). See the race summary table (right) for the stage profile, map and timetable. — Steve

Stage 1 results: BMC Racing wins the opening TTT as expected led by Taylor Phinney, the first race leader

Stage 1 TTT results
1  BMC Racing            15:50
2  Astana                16:00  + 00:10
3  Colnago CDF Bardini   16:03  + 00:13
4  Androni-Giocattoli    16:05  + 00:15
5  Acqua e Sapone        16:06  + 00:16
6  Liquigas-Cannondale   16:09  + 00:19
7  Lampre-ISD            16:12  + 00:22
8  Team NetApp           16.13  + 00:23
9  Utensilnord Named     16:27  + 00:37
10 Spidertech            16:33  + 00:43
11 Europcar              16:37  + 00:47
12 UnitedHealthcare      16:39  + 00:49
13 Farnese Vini -Selle   16:39  + 00:49
14 Champion System       16:42  + 00:52
15 AG2R-La Mondiale      16:42  + 00:52
16 Team Idea             16:44  + 00:54
17 Colombia-Coldeportes  16:52  + 01:02

General Classification after Stage 1
1  Taylor Phinney (BMC Racing)
BMC win team time trial at Giro del Trentinocyclingnews
Phinney into first leader’s jersey as BMC Racing Team triumphs velonation
La BMC apre il Trentino Astana 2/a, Colnago 3/
Phinney, BMC Racing continue Giro prep with Trentino winvelonews
5 Big Photos from Stage 1 (more to come) — sirotti
More Stage 1 Photosgirodeltrentino
April 16 update: Stage 1 is a flat team time trial around the Riva del Garda area finishing in Arco just to the north. BMC Racing has the best crono men in the race and is expected to put Alessandro Ballan into the leader's jersey after stage 1. See the race summary table (right) for the stage profile, map and timetable. — Steve
Start Order and Timesgirodeltrentino

2012 Giro del Trentino Race Preview

The Dolomites: expect similar scenery for mountain stages 2 through 4 (photo w/ permission by

April 16 update:
Updated 2012 startlist with bib numberssteephill
Pre-Giro d'Italia test for Pinotti in Giro del Trentinovelonation
Cunego at classics with Giro d’Italia in mind cyclingnews
Danilo Di Luca motivated for the Giro del Trentino velonation
Possible route change? Passo Pordoi ominous weather

April 11 update:
Scarponi e Cunego join 36th Giro del Trentino’s starting list 2012girodeltrentino
Ballan and Basso building-up with new goals 2012 Ballan could wear Giro del Trentino leader's jersey after opening TTT. Basso will try to repeat his 2010 overall win girodeltrentino

April 9 update:
Alessandro Ballan and Ivan Basso both bound for the Giro del Trentino velonation

April 4 update: As the Critérium du Dauphiné is to the Tour de France, the Giro del Trentino is to the Giro d'Italia. Both the Critérium du Dauphiné and the Giro del Trentino are mountainous stage race preludes to Grand Tours the following month in their respective countries. With the Giro d'Italia just three weeks away, this is one last chance for some riders to impress their team managers and make their team's selection.

This year's Giro del Trentino, the 36th edition, is the first year the race will be broadcasted live (Rai Sport and Eurosport). Last year, it was upgraded to 2.HC status so the race has made big advances the past two years with a more international field and live tv rights.

Of the four stages, there isn't a single stage suited to sprinters; this is strictly a climber and tt stage race. We'll start off with a short (14.3) TTT in Riva del Garda, a common starting point for this event, followed by a hilly stage and two mountain stages all ending in either hilltop or summit finishes. The race culminates with a mountaintop finish on the famous Passo Pordoi. It should be interesting to see who shows their cards and who is out for training. See the profiles, maps and timetables in the race summary table (right). — Steve

Dal Giro del Trentino al Giro d'Italia: presentato a Milano il calendario del ciclismo in Trentinonews.giudicarie
Six-hour live TV coverage for Giro del Trentino 2012girodeltrentino
Colombia-Coldeportes' riders and Trentino's Moreno Moser, Daniel Oss and Alessandro Bertolini test the final climb of stage 3girodeltrentino
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In Diretta: Live Streaming Video and Text Updates

April 17 update: For the first time, this year's race will be broadcasted live via Rai Sport2 (Italy) and Eurosport (Europe and Asia). Initial set of live links are now posted. Non-georestricted links are in bold. If you find any links not listed then please let us know. — Steve
Six-hour live TV coverage for Giro del Trentino 2012girodeltrentino

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