Germany’s largest and most significant cycle racing event, the Deutschland Tour was first held in 1911. You will know about the Deutschland Tour 2022 here.
This year, the 34th edition of the event will finish on top of a mountain. It is scheduled to take place from August 24 to 28 starting with a prologue.
Gesellschaft zur Förderung des Radsports mbH, which translates Brothers Moss Society for the Promotion of cycling mbH in English, organizes the event. This year’s race will feature a route from Weimar to Stuttgart.
Defending Champion: Nils Politt
Nils Politt won the last edition of the Deutschland Tour. The German cyclist currently rides for Bora–Hansgrohe which is a UCI WorldTeam. He claimed his first red jersey in the 2021 Deutschland Tour, also finishing 1st in the 3rd stage. In the same year, he stood 1st in stage 12 in the Tour de France.
When is the event?
The Deutschland Tour 2022 will commence on August 24 with a prologue. The four-stage racing event will end on August 28.
Deutschland Tour 2022: Stages and schedule
|Prologue||Wednesday, August 24|
|1||Thursday, August 25|
|2||Friday, August 26|
|3||Saturday, August 27|
|4||Sunday, August 28|
Deutschland Tour 2022 Course: Routes and Distances
The four-stage race will cover a 710 km route from Weimar, the city of German cultural heritage to the south-western metropolis of Stuttgart, the state capital of Baden-Württemberg.
Riders will kick off at Weimar and stop at Meiningen covering 171 km in the first stage. They will resume the race from the same place and end the longest second stage at Marburg. The third stage will offer the shortest route of 150 kms from Freiburg to Schauinsland. Riders will reach the finishing line at Stuttgart covering 188 kms in the fourth and final stage.
The Deutschland Tour 2022 routes and distances are as follows:
|1||Weimar – Meiningen||171 km|
|2||Meiningen – Marburg||199 km|
|3||Freiburg – Schauinsland||150 km|
|4||Schiltach – Stuttgart||188 km|
How to watch the event?
The Deutschland Tour 2022 will be broadcast at· 6:00 PM (GMT+6) on the official website of FloBikes in selected regions. Streams will be available on Roku, Fire TV, Chromecast and Apple TV.
Deutschland Tour 2022: Teams
20 teams, including 14 from the WorldTour, will feature a total of 120 professional riders in the Deutschland Tour 2022.
- Ag2r Citroen Team
- Intermarché-Wanty-Gobert Materiaux
- Bahrain Victorious
- Ef Education – Easypost
- Lotto Soudal
- Movistar Team
- Quick-Step Alpha Vinyl Team
- Ineos Grenadiers
- Team Dsm
- Trek – Segafredo
- Uae Team Emirates
- B&B Hotels – Ktm
- Israel Premier Tech
- Team Dauner | Accon
- Team Lotto – Core Haus
- Alpecin – Deceuninck
- Saris Rouvy Sauerland Team
- Deutsche Nationalmannschaft