Seven stages from Kielce to Krakow with a lot of unreleased track
Warsaw, 27 Novembre 2021 – The 79th edition of the Tour de Pologne, UCI World Tour race, was officially presented today, during the live on TVP Sport. There, Czeslaw Lang explained in detail the seven stages of the Polish race that will take place from 30 July to 5 August 2022.
As in the previous edition, the riders will have to compete on a pretty varied and impressive route facing short, steep and decisive climbs, just like in the past but more than in the previous edition. The time trial will again be the key point of the race, although in 2022 it will be an uphill time trial. In addition there will be three stages for pure sprinters, two for climbers and one will suit the Classics specialists. A long and intense race is expected with a total of 1.226,7 kilometres across some of the most beautiful places in the country.
Route of the 79th Tour de Pologne UCI WorldTour
Stage 1 – KIELCE – LUBLIN / 220.9 KM
Stage 2 – CHEŁM – ZAMOŚĆ / 203.9 KM
Stage 3 – KRAŚNIK, POWIAT KRAŚNICKI – PRZEMYŚL / 229.7 KM
Stage 4 – LESKO, POWIAT LESKI – SANOK / 176.8 KM
Stage 5 – ŁAŃCUT – RZESZÓW / 205 KM
Stage 6 – SZAFLARY – BUKOVINA RESORT / 15.4 KM
Stage 7 – VALSIR, SKAWINA – KRAKÓW / 175 KM
“The route will be very interesting. We will be riding on unprecedented and very difficult terrains, as we are introducing a new challenge – the uphill individual time trial,” declares Czeslaw Lang, Tour de Pologne General Director. ‘90% of the route of the Tour de Pologne 2022 was already set at the end of last year’s edition, which ended with Joao Almeida’s victory. In the following months we completed it and now we will work, as usual, to give a wonderful experience to the riders, teams and our passionate supporters,” he concludes.