In 2018, the famous stage race «Giro d’italia» will start in Jerusalem, according to Procycling.
Some initial stages of the race will be held on the territory of Israel. The third stage of the race will end in tel Aviv.
The Israeli government partially Finance the implementation of these stages.
The famous race was first held outside Europe.
«Giro d’italia» — one of the three largest multi-day Cycling (the other two «Tour de France» and «Vuelta»). Was first held in 1909.