Being a part of part of the UCI Women’s WorldTour since 2016, the Ceratizit Challenge by La Vuelta is a women’s professional bicycle race held in Spain. You will know everything about the Ceratizit Challenge by La Vuelta 2022 here.
It was first held in 2015 as a one-day road race. This year, the 8th edition of the event will feature five stages, from Marina de Cudeyo to Madrid. The contest will begin on September 7 and end on September 11.
Defending Champion: Annemiek van Vleuten
Annemiek van Vleuten won the race last year. He dominated the individual time trial and the mountain stage. The Dutch professional road racing cyclist currently rides for Movistar Team, a UCI Women’s WorldTeam. She won the UCI Women’s Road World Cup in 2011, and the UCI Women’s World Tour in 2018 and 2021. She has been awarded Dutch women’s cyclist of the year three times.
When is the Ceratizit Challenge By La Vuelta 2022?
The Ceratizit Challenge By La Vuelta 2022 will begin on September 7. The five-stage racing tournament will end on September 11.
Ceratizit Challenge By La Vuelta 2022: Stages and Schedule
|1||September 7, Wednesday|
|2||September 8, Thursday|
|3||September 9, Friday|
|4||September 10, Saturday|
|5||September 11, Sunday|
Routes and Distances
The Ceratizit Challenge By La Vuelta this year will offer the toughest route yet. The event has also expanded to five stages for the first time in its history. It will include an opening team time trial and two mountain stages.
|1||Marina de Cudeyo – Marina de Cudeyo||19.9km|
|2||Colindres – Colindres||105.9km|
|3||Camargo – Aguilar de Campoo||96.4km|
|4||Palencia – Segovia||160.4km|
|5||Madrid – Madrid||95.7km|
How to watch the Ceratizit Challenge By La Vuelta 2022?
The Ceratizit Challenge By La Vuelta 2022 will be aired on Eurosport and Global Cycling Network (GCN) worldwide.
22 teams will compete in the Ceratizit Challenge By La Vuelta this year.
- Canyon-SRAM Racing
- EF Education-TIBCO-SVB
- FDJ – SUEZ – Futuroscope
- Human Powered Health
- Liv Racing Xstra
- Movistar Team
- Roland Cogeas Edelweiss Squad
- Team BikeExchange – Jayco
- Team DSM
- Team Jumbo-Visma
- Team SD Worx
- Trek – Segafredo
- UAE Team ADQ
- Uno-X Pro Cycling Team
- Ceratizit-WNT Pro Cycling
- Valcar – Travel & Service
- Team Coop – Hitec Products
- Rio Miera – Cantabria Deporte
- Massi – Tactic Women Team
- Bizkaia Durango
- Soltec Team
- Laboral Kutxa Fundación Euskadi