Alexander Kristoff strongest in Lagos

Alexander Kristoff (Uno-X) won the first stage of the 49th edition of the Volta ao Algarve in an exciting sprint in Lagos. The norwegian beat a strong competition, wearing the leaders Yellow Jersey Turismo do Algarve. The 200.2 kilometers started in Portimão, with the weather threatening to influence the course of the stage, given the rain and wind, forcing cyclists … Read More

Long stage to start, but will it be a sprint finish?

Portimão once again hosts the departure of the Volta ao Algarve. The 49th edition starts with a 200.2 kilometers stage, the second longest. Lagos will decide the winner and the first yellow jersey Região de Turismo do Algarve. Traditionally, it’s a stage for sprinters. A finish like this is expected, however, the alteration of the route in the final part, … Read More

Sam Bennett wins in Portimão and takes the yellow jersey

The first stage of Volta ao Algarve saw Sam Bennett (Deceuninck-Quick Step) get his sixth win of the season in a tight sprint with Danny Van Poppel (Intermarché-Wanty-Gobert Matériaux. Jon Aberasturi (Caja Rural-Seguros RGA) closed de top 3 in Portimão. This 47th edition of Volta ao Algarve started in Lagos, with Pascal Ackermann (Bora-hansgrohe) and Sam Bennett (Deceuninck-Quick Step) being … Read More