A lot going on in this photo. Edvald Boasson Hagen leads while behind Nacer Bouhanni (FDJ) tangles with Roberto Ferrari (Lampre-Merida).
You can just make out Marcel Kittel in the red jersey. He won the stage after a prodigious acceleration in the final metres to pass Ben Swift (Sky) and Elia Viviani (Cannondale).
The Giro returns to Italy. The opening stages will be remembered for the giant crowds.

A lot going on in this photo. Edvald Boasson Hagen leads while behind Nacer Bouhanni (FDJ) tangles with Roberto Ferrari (Lampre-Merida).

You can just make out Marcel Kittel in the red jersey. He won the stage after a prodigious acceleration in the final metres to pass Ben Swift (Sky) and Elia Viviani (Cannondale).

The Giro returns to Italy. The opening stages will be remembered for the giant crowds.