Stephen Roche Wins Giro d'Italia 1987

The Giro d'Italia comes to Ireland for the first time this weekend. Full details on the 3 days of the event in Ireland are available here.

We take a look back to 1987 when Irish cyclist Stephen Roche won the Giro d'Italia.

Des Cahill was there to speak to Stephen Roche following his victory. Stephen talks about the difficulty of the race, antagonism from the crowd, support from the team, and his plans to start training for the Tour de France which is only two weeks away.

This episode of 'Sports Stadium' was broadcast on 13 June 1987.

Stephen Roche (1987)

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