Italian National Championships - CN

Italy, June 20-25, 2000

1999 Results


  • Day 1 - June 20: Individual time trials, Pordenone
  • Day 2 - June 21: Elite road race, Buia, 170 km
  • Day 3 - June 22: Women (Elite and Junior) road race, Udine, 118/74 km
  • Day 4 - June 23: Espoirs (U23) road race, Caneva, 145 km
  • Day 5 - June 24: Junior Men road race, Gorizia, 121 km
  • Day 6 - June 25: Professional Men road race, 255 km


The Italian National Championships run from June 20-25 this year, and are to be held in several locations, with the concluding road race in Trieste on Sunday. The opening time trial on June 20 will be in Pordenone for the Professionals, Open men, Espoirs, Junior and Elite women, and Junior Men categories. A huge field is expected and the men will be searching for a new champion after Marco Velo won last year.

On Wednesday, the elite amateurs will have their road race in Buia, while the junior and elite women race the following day in Udine. On Friday, it's the turn of the under 23's in Caneva, then junior men on Saturday in Gorizia. Finally, the professionals (216 entered) will decide on Sunday, June 25 who is to be the successor to Salvatore Commesso. The city circuit in Trieste involves several ascents of the 6% climb of Chiarbola, with a tricky descent to follow.

Spanish time trial and tour legend, Miguel Indurain will be present at the opening time trials in Pordenone on June 20.