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1978 Giro d'Italia
Race details
Dates May 20–June 10
Stages 20
Distance 3,610.5 km (2,243 mi)
Winning time 101h 31' 22" (35.56 km/h/22.10 mph)
Palmarès
Winner Belgium Johan De Muynck
Second Italy Gianbattista Baronchelli
Third Italy Francesco Moser

Points Italy Francesco Moser
Mountains Switzerland Ueli Sutter
Youth Italy Roberto Visentini

The 1978 Giro d'Italia, the 61st running of the race, was held from 20 May to 10 June 1978. It was won by the Belgian Johan de Muynck.

This edition covered 3,610 km, in 20 stages, completed at an average speed of 35.56 km/h.

General classification

Rank Name Time
1  Johan De Muynck (BEL) 101h 31' 22"
2  Gianbattista Baronchelli (ITA) + 59"
3  Francesco Moser (ITA) +2' 19"
4  Wladimiro Panizza (ITA) +7' 57"
5  Giuseppe Saronni (ITA) + 8' 19"
6  Ronald De Witte (BEL) + 8' 24"
7  Alfio Vandi (ITA) + 9' 04"
8  Claudio Bortolotto (ITA) + 9' 25"
9  Bernt Johansson (SWE) + 12' 36"
10  Ueli Sutter (SUI) + 12' 38"

Maglia rosa holders

Cyclist Stages
 Dietrich Thurau (ITA) prologue
 Rik Van Linden (BEL) 1st-2nd
 Johan De Muynck (BEL) 3rd-final

Other jerseys








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