Volta ao Algarve 2019: 20 to 24 February

The 2019 ediition of the Volta ao Algarve will be held from 20 to 24 February. In the coming weeks we will give more information about the race, but we can already assure that the race will have the same characteristics of the previous editions, with stages for different riders profiles.

Michal Kwiatkowski wins in Malhão and conquers the Volta ao Algarve

Michal Kwiatkowski (Team Sky) is the winner of the 44th Tour of the Algarve thanks to a perfect tactical move by the team that even gave the Polish rider the victory in the fifth and final stage, which today called Faro to the top of Malhão, Loulé, along 173,5 kilometres. The decision of the Volta ao Algarve began to draw … Read More

Dylan Groenewegen wins in Tavira

Dylan Groenewegen (Team LottoNL-Jumbo) won today the fourth stage of the Volta ao Algarve, a 199.2-kilometer trip between Almodôvar and Tavira, where an enthusiastic crowd watched an exciting sprint that did not pinpoint the lead of Briton Geraint Thomas (Team Sky). The approach to the arrival was chilling, with the sprinter’s teams imposing a strong rhythm, culminating in an exciting … Read More

Geraint Thomas wins time trial and reinforces leadership

Geraint Thomas (Team Sky) has won the third stage of the Volta ao Algarve, a 20.3-kilometer time trial in Lagoa The Welsh cyclist, winner of the Volta ao Algarve in 2015 and 2016, pulverized the records of the competition by finish the 20.3-kilometer time trial in Lagoa in 24m09s. Geraint Thomas rode at an average speed of 50,435 km / … Read More

Team Sky touches the sky in the Fóia

Team Sky dominated the second stage of the Volta ao Algarve between Sagres and Alto de Fóia, in Monchique. Michal Kwiatkowski took the stage and Geraint Thomas conquered the yellow jersey. The arrival coincided with a first-cat mountain climb, at the top of a 15-kilometre ascent to the highest point in the Algarve, 900 meters above sea level. Sky attacked … Read More

Dylan Groenewegen sprints to the yellow jersey in Lagos

Dylan Groenewegen (Team LottoNL-Jumbo) won in Lagos the first stage of the Volta ao Algarve The first stage had the “finale” that was expected, ending with a fight among the fastest men in the peloton. Dylan Groenewegen confirmed the excellent start of the season, which had already earned him a stage and the lead in the Tour of Dubai, and … Read More

Tony Martin and Geraint Thomas looking for the third victory

173 riders from 25 teams will race the 44th edition of the Volta ao Algarve. The 2.HC class event has five stages and will be TV broadcast to 120 countries. There are 19 riders from the top 100 of the UCI World Ranking and national champions from 15 countries. The fight for the yellow jersey in the Volta ao Algarve … Read More

The numbers of the Volta ao Algarve

1 European Champion in the peloton: Belgian Victor Campenaerts is the current European Time-trial champion 4 Riders that have already won the Volta ao Algarve: Geraint Thomas, Michal Kwiatkowski, Richie Porte and Tony Martin 13 WorldTour teams, a record in Portugal. 15 national champions 19 Riders of the world ranking top 100 27 Countries represented: Belgium, Czech Republic, Denmark, France, … Read More

Volta ao Algarve broadcast to 120 countries

The 44th Volta ao Algarve (14-18 February) will be broadcast to 120 countries from the five continentes. The cycling fans from Portugal to New Zeland, from Japan to Canada, from South Africa to Norway, can see 60 to 90 minutes of each stage. In Portugal the race will be broadcast by Eurosport and TVI24. The Eurosport is in charge of … Read More

The race of champions will start in one week

The 44th edition of the Volta ao Algarve (14-18 February) is trully a champions race. Among the 175 riders pre-registered by the 25 teams are 19 cyclists from the top 80 of the World Ranking, one european champion and 15 national champions. The Algarve region, in the South of Portugal, will see 13 WorldTour teams, three Pro Continental teams and … Read More