2019 Giro d'Italia route to be unveiled in Milan on Wednesday

2018 Giro d'Italia podium: Team Subweb's Tom Dumoulin (2nd), Team Sky's Chris Froome (1st) Astana's

Chris Froome will be among the guests when the route of the 2019 Giro d'Italia is presented in Milan on Wednesday afternoon, though it remains to be seen if the 2018 winner will be on hand to defend his title when the race gets underway in Bologna on May 11 next year. The presence of Elia Viviani , winner of the points classification in 2018, has also been confirmed, while Froome's Sky teammate Gianni Moscon – who is slated to make his Giro debut in 2019 – will also be at RAI television studios for Wednesday's route presentation. Although he was not present at last year's presentation, Froome nonetheless stole the show by announcing via video his intention to ride the 2018 Giro. Barely two weeks later, it was revealed that Froome had returned a positive test for salbutamol during the 2017 Vuelta a España and debate over his participation ...

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