UCI World Tour’s opening event in Australia is beginning this January 17th. This article will provide the latest schedule, venue, and live stream details of Santos Tour Down Under 2023.
Tour Down Under is UCI World Tour’s year opening professional cycling event. It is titled “Santos Tour Down Under” for sponsorship deal with the popular Australian oil & gas production company, Santos Inc.
After two years of cancelation due to pandemic, Santos Tour Down Under 2023 will finally be a return of the highly anticipated event. It will be the 21st official iteration of the event and part of the 2023 UCI World Tour.
The Tour Down Under this year, will feature 6 different stages. It will begin on Tuesday and run for 6 days in total. The road cycling event will be held in Australia like previous years.
A total of 20 teams will participate this year. Among them, 18 teams have been invited from UCI WorldTeam, and the rest of two teams are from UCI ProTeams and the host country’s national team. Each team will have up to 7 professional riders.
Let us take a look at schedule, live stream and other information on the upcoming road cycling event.
When will be Santos Tour Down Under 2023 held?
- Date: Tuesday, January 17, 2023
- Time: 03:00 a.m. ET
Santos Tour Down Under 2023 is scheduled to initiate on Tuesday, January 17th. Efex Prologue will be held on the first day in Adelaide. Race is scheduled to start at 06:00 p.m. AEDT or 03:00 a.m. ET.
Santos Tour Down Under 2023 Schedule:
|Tuesday, January 17, 2023||Prologue||03:00 a.m.|
|Wednesday, January 18, 2023||Stage 1||07:30 p.m.|
|Thursday, January 19, 2023||Stage 2||07:30 p.m.|
|Friday, January 20, 2023||Stage 3||07:30 p.m.|
|Saturday, January 21, 2023||Stage 4||07:30 p.m.|
|Sunday, January 22, 2023||Stage 5||07:30 p.m.|
How to watch Santos Tour Down Under 2023 on TV?
- Channel 7
As the official media distribution partner, Channel 7 will live broadcast the Santos Tour Down Under this year in Australia. NBC will provide the telecast of the international road cycling competition in the United States and SkySports is the Asian distribution partner.
How to Live Stream the event?
Channel 7’s official online platform, 7plus will exclusively distribute live stream of the upcoming Tour Down Under event in Australia. While international live stream coverage will be maintained by UCI’s official cycling streaming network, GCN+ (Global Cycling Network Plus).
Santos Tour Down Under 2023 Routes:
- Location: Australia
Santos Toru Down Under 2023 will feature a total of 6 events. All of these will be held in 6 different locations in Australia. These locations are listed below –
|Stage 1||Taunda to Tanuda||149.9 km|
|Stage 2||Brighton to Victor Harbor||154.8 km|
|Stage 3||Norwood to Campbelltown||116.8 km|
|Stage 4||Port Willunga to Willunga Township||133.2 km|
|Stage 5||Unley to Mont Lofty||112.5 km|