30.07.2022 Stage 1 – Kielce, Świętokrzyskie – Lublin / 219,0 km
The ceremonial start of the 79th Tour de Pologne UCI WorldTour is planned in Kielce – the capital of the Świętokrzyskie voivdeship known for its mining past. There will be 6 prime points along the route of the first stage. In the first half the distance the riders will compete for the first LOTTO Intermediate Sprint in Annopol. The second LOTTO Intermediate Sprint will be awaiting in Józefów nad Wisłą. After several dozens kilometers of a relatively flat stretch, the profile of the route will change. There will be 3 primes to be won over a distance of nearly 15 kilometres. The first PZU KOM of the fourth category of this edition will be in DOBRE. Then the Special Prime in Kazimierz Dolny, Powiat Puławski and the last at this stage PZU KOM of IV cat. in Wylągi. 30 kilometres before the finish line the riders will fight for the LOTTO Intermediate Sprint in Nałęczów, Powiat Puławski. The stage ends in the centre of Lublin, however, before that the last uphill stretch awaits the riders, which will determine the winner of the first stage.
DISTANCE: 219,0 KM
START: KIELCE, ŚWIĘTOKRZYSKIE