The Giro d’Italia is set to continue for Stage 2, although the race does not travel over to Italy until Tuesday, with Hungary hosting the early stages in this 2022 edition of the famous race.
Hungary has been welcoming the riders for the Grande Partenza at this, the opening Grand Tour of 2022. There are three stages in central Europe before the race heads to Sicily next week.
After what was a largely flat 195km route on Stage 1 from the capital to Visegrad, Stage 2 sees the riders negotiate a very short and sharp 9.2km individual time trial around Budapest.
Giro d'Italia
'Headbutt them, elbow them' – Blythe lifts lid on former team-mate’s sprint advice
20/05/2022 AT 20:19
With the GC favourites easing themselves in for what will be three gruelling weeks, it is now time for the fast and furious individual time trial which could seriously shake things up.
Biniam Girmay (Intermarche–Wanty–Gobert Materiaux) is bidding to become the first Black African rider to win a stage at a Grand Tour, although Mathieu van der Poel (Alpecin-Fenix) is the overall favourite.

HOW CAN I WATCH THE GIRO ON TV AND LIVE STREAM?

Each and every stage will be broadcast in its entirety on Eurosport, discovery+ and GCN+, bookended by The Breakaway, presented by Orla Chennaoui and Dan Lloyd. Rob Hatch and Hannah Walker will be in the commentary box with regular contributions from pundits Robbie McEwen, Sean Kelly and Adam Blythe, with Bradley Wiggins doing his thing on the back of a motorbike.

'More pressure on the sprinters' - Preview to Cavendish v Ewan at Giro

WHEN IS STAGE 2?

Tune in from 12:45-17:00 BST to watch Stage 2 of the Giro d'Italia. Watch the action on Eurosport 1, with uninterrupted coverage on discovery+

STAGE 2 PROFILE AND ROUTE MAP

https://i.eurosport.com/2022/05/03/3366022.jpg
- - -
Stream the Giro d'Italia live and on-demand on discovery+. You can also watch all the action live on eurosport.co.uk.
Giro d'Italia
Giro d'Italia Stage 13 - Route map, how to watch Cavendish in ‘last-chance saloon’
20/05/2022 AT 07:29
Giro d'Italia
Opinion: Alpecin-Fenix get tactics spot on as Van der Poel turns provider in Stage 12
19/05/2022 AT 17:50