Volta ao Algarve announces seven WorldTour teams

The 46th Volta ao Algarve, which be held from 19 to 23 February, already assured the participation of seven WorldTour teams at the event. The two best teams of the world ranking, the Belgian Deceuninck- Quick Step and the German team Bora-hansgrohe will be in Portugal. CCC Team (Poland), Groupama-FDJ (France), Lotto Soudal (Belgium) and UAE Team Emirates (United Arab … Read More

Volta ao Algarve will finish with a time trial

The 46th Volta ao Algarve, the Portuguese ProSeries race which be held from 19 to 23 February 2020, will end with an individual time trial in Lagoa, one day after the traditional stage with summit finish at Malhão. The first stage is a long journey, over 200 km, likely for sprinters, starting in Portimão and finishing in Lagos, in the … Read More

Volta ao Algarve promoted to the UCI ProSeries

The Volta ao Algarve was promoted to the new UCI ProSeries circuit and the 46th edition will take place from 19 to 23 February 2020. The sporting quality of the race was recognized by UCI, which approved the Portuguese race application for the ProSeries circuit. It’s time to thank the teams and cyclists who have enriched the Volta ao Algarve over the last … Read More

Tadej Pogačar crowned in Malhão

The Slovenian Tadej Pogačar (UAE Team Emirates) won today the 45th Volta ao Algarve, fighting all the attacks he suffered in the last strecht going to the top of Malhão.  Czech Zdeněk Štybar (Deceuninck-Quick Step) won the final stage. The final 40 kilometres of the stage were electrifying, full of emotion and consistent attacks, which valued the final triumph of … Read More

Dylan Groenewegen imperial in Tavira

The Dutchman Dylan Groenewegen (Team Jumbo-Visma) won today, with authority, the fourth stage of the Volta ao Algarve. The Slovenian Tadej Pogačar (UAE Team Emirates) kept the yellow jersey, although he lost 7 seconds in the general classification. Dylan Groenewegen was delayed due to a mechanical problem, about 5 kilometres from the finish line. Helped by his team, the Dutchman … Read More

Stefan Küng wins chrono and Pogačar reinforces command

The Swiss Stefan Küng (Groupama-FDJ) won today the third stage of the Algarve Tour, a 20.3 km time trial, in Lagoa. Tadej Pogačar (UAE Team Emirates) reinforced the command of the general classification with the fifth place in the stage. The fight for the stage was exciting, with the first four finishing separated by less than ten seconds. The Swiss … Read More

Individual Time Trial Starting Order

Starting order of candidates to the GC and to win the stage: 13h55 (14) Josef Cherney CCC TEAM (CZE) 14h03 (77) Mads Wurtz TEAM KATUSHA ALPECIN (DEN) 14h05 (53) Edvald Boasson Hagen TEAM DIMENSION DATA (NOR) 14h34 (143) Rafael Reis W52 – FC PORTO (POR) 14h41 (2) Maciej Bodnar BORA – HANSGROHE (POL) 14h48 (105) Mads Pedersen TREK – SEGAFREDO (DEN) 15h22 (74) Nils Politt TEAM KATUSHA ALPECIN (GER) 15h24 (104) Ryan Mullen TREK – SEGAFREDO (IRL) 15h32 (83) Dylan Van Baarle … Read More

Tadej Pogacar wins in Fóia and grabs the yellow jersey

Slovenia’s Tadej Pogacar (UAE Team Emirates) is the new leader of the Volta ao Algarve, after the win in the second stage, in the Fóia The last 40 kilometres of the stage were filled with multiple attacks, but it was Pogacar’s offensive, in the last hundred metres, that decided the shot. The winner of the 2018 Tour de L’Avenir won … Read More

Fabio Jakobsen wins in Lagos

The Dutchman Fabio Jakobsen (Deceuninck-Quick Step) won today the first stage of the 45th Volta ao Algarve between Portimão and Lagos. The stage ended, as expected, with a dispute between the fastest men in the race, but it was a match between a reduced group, as the field was “cut off” due to a collective crash 7 kilometres from arrival. … Read More

First stage is also the longest

The 45th Volta ao Algarve (2.HC) starts tomorrow in Portimão. The first day is also the longest with 199.1 kilometres between Portimão and Lagos where a “royal” sprint between the fastest of the 168 riders is expected Everything is ready for the 45th Volta ao Algarve. The Team’s Director Meeting  took place in the auditorium of the Portimão Museum and … Read More