Budapest to host Giro d’Italia’s Grande Partenza in 2022

The Giro d'Italia pictured in Budapest (Photo by RCS Sport)

Budapest will host the first three stages of the 2022 Giro d’Italia, organisers have confirmed – two years after it had originally been set for the Hungarian capital.

The Grande Partenza was awarded to Budapest in 2020, but the race was among the first sporting events to be delayed due to the Covid-19 pandemic after the Hungarian government declared a state of emergency in the country on March 13.

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