Marianne Vos headlines Giro Rosa startlist

On the provisional startlist for the women's Tour of Italy is American Evelyn Stevens of the Specialized-Lululemon squad

The Giro Rosa, the official name of the women’s Tour of Italy, released its list of teams slated to compete in the June 30-July 7 race.

Headlining the startlist is Rabo Women, which boats two-time defending champion Marianne Vos. Giorgia Bronzini (Wiggle Honda), the 2010 and 2011 world road race champion, is also confirmed.

On the provisional startlist is American Evelyn Stevens (Specialized-Lululemon), who took second in the Gracia-Orlova stage race in the Czech Republic last month. Stevens also won the U.S. time trial championship in 2010 and 2011. Last year, she captured titles at La Flèche Wallonne Féminine, Exergy Tour, Route de France, the Women’s Tour of New Zealand, and Gracia-Orlova.

Invited teams

Rabo Women
Hitec Products Uck
Pasta Zara-Cogeas
Boels Dolmans
Mcipollini Giordana
Lotto-Belisol Ladies
Wiggle Honda
Faren-Let’s Go Finland
S.C. Michela Fanini–Rox
Vaiano Fondriest
Top Girls Fassa Bortolo
Chirio Forno D’asolo
Tibco-To The Top
Netherlands National team
United States National team