What Is the Cycling Route for Tour de France 2022?


Though the 2021 Tour de France ended slightly below three months in the past, all eyes are on subsequent 12 months’s version of the enduring biking race. Earlier at the moment, amidst a lot pleasure, organisers of the occasion revealed the route for the 2022 version of ‘La Grande Boucle’. They revealed the route in an occasion which befell within the Palais des Congres, situated in Paris.

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When it comes to distance, the route covers an enormous 3,328km, which a number of cyclists will cowl in 21 phases unfold throughout 23 days.

Organisers of the Tour de France reveal its race route

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On this 12 months’s race, COVID-19 restrictions compelled the organisers to shift its place to begin from Copenhagen to the French metropolis of Brest. As well as, Copenhagen additionally hosted 4 matches of the UEFA Euro 2020 at the moment. Not like 2021, 2022 will see the 109th version of the race begin from the Danish capital.

Biking – 2022 Tour de France Presentation – Palais des Congres, Paris, France – October 14, 2021 Frederik, Crown Prince of Denmark through the presentation for the 2022 Tour de France and the Tour de France Femmes REUTERS/Gonzalo Fuentes

A 13km time trial will kick off the 23-day race on July 1, 2022. Following the time trial, two flat races over 180km every will happen in Denmark. After an early relaxation day on July 4, the peloton will transfer to France.

The primary full week of the Tour begins in Lille on July 5, 2022, with a dash to Calais. It is going to additionally see two mountain phases, of which one finishes on the demanding Les Planches des Belles Filles. Their second relaxation day might be on July 11, 2022.

The following week sees the riders bear gruelling Alpine mountain phases, with a type of phases ending on the Alpe D’Huez. After their final relaxation day on July 18, the peloton will sort out the south coast of France, which can embody tackling the challenges posed by the Pyrenees. As all the time, the race will finish  on the enduring Champs Elysees avenue within the coronary heart of Paris on July 24, 2022.

Reigning champion Tadej Pogacar attended this occasion

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Pogacar cast a popularity within the iconic occasion by means of his performances within the mountains. Nevertheless, his yellow jersey victories in 2020 and 2021 proved that the Slovenian can do extra than simply climb.

Biking – 2022 Tour de France Presentation – Palais des Congres, Paris, France – October 14, 2021 Mark Cavendish and Julian Alaphilippe through the presentation for the 2022 Tour de France and the Tour de France Femmes REUTERS/Gonzalo Fuentes

The reigning champion attended at the moment’s occasion in Paris alongside final 12 months’s inexperienced jersey winner, Mark Cavendish. Reigning UCI World Highway champion Julian Alaphilippe was additionally in attendance to mark the massive day.

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At simply 23 years of age, Pogacar might be among the many favorites to clinch the yellow jersey as soon as once more. Can the Slovenian retain his crown subsequent 12 months?

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