The Tour de Luxembourg 2022 is scheduled to begin in September. The competition will consist of five phases to take place in Luxembourg. There will be 19 teams competing in it. The event will run from September 13 to September 17, covering a total of 720 km in 10 key destinations.
The Tour de Luxembourg is a yearly professional road cycling stage event that takes place in Luxembourg. The Union Cycliste Internationale (UCI), the organization in charge of regulating the sport, rates the Tour de Luxembourg as a 2. Pro race, the highest classification below the World Tour. And it will happen once again in September.
Defending Champion: Almeida João
Almeida João signed a five-year contract with the UAE Team Emirates in August 2021, with the first year beginning in 2022. Soon after, Almeida João won three stages at the 2021 Tour de Luxembourg and the Tour de Pologne, earning him the youth rider’s classification and the points classification on the latter. Joo Pedro Gonçalves Almeida (Almeida João), a Portuguese cyclist who competes with UCI WorldTeam UAE Team Emirates, was born on August 5, 1998, in Caldas da Rainha. Thus, he is one of the youngest champions in the cycling tours.
When is the event?
The five-stage racing competition known as the Tour de Luxembourg 2022 will start on Tuesday, September 13, and go through Saturday, September 17, 2022.
Tour de Luxembourg 2022: Stages and Schedule
|1||Tuesday, September 13|
|2||Wednesday, September 14|
|3||Thursday, September 15|
|4||Friday, September 16|
|5||Saturday, September 17|
Tour de Luxembourg 2022 Course: Routes and Distances
There will be a 720.1 km off total coverage during the five-stage competition. Starting in Luxembourg, it will go via Junglinster, Schifflange, Rosport, Diekirch, Remich, Remich (ITT), and Mersch before returning to Luxembourg for the conclusion.
In the first stage, riders will leave Luxembourg and travel 163.8 kilometers. They will pick up the race again in Junglinster, and the second stage, which covers a distance of 163.4 kilometers, will finish in Schifflange. The third stage will provide the 188.4 km long route from Rosport to Diekirch. The fourth stage, which begins in Remich and ends in Remich (ITT), is the tour’s shortest leg at 26.1 kilometers. From Mersch, riders will travel 178.4 kilometers on the last stage to the finish line in Luxembourg.
The routes and distances for the 2022 Tour de Luxembourg have been portrayed below:
|1||Luxembourg — Luxembourg||163.8 km|
|2||Junglinster — Schifflange||163.4 km|
|3||Rosport — Diekirch||188.4 km|
|4||Remich — Remich (ITT)||26.1 km|
|5||Mersch — Luxembourg||178.4 km|
How to watch the Tour de Luxembourg 2022?
- Sky Sport
At 3 PM (GMT+6), Eurosport will begin airing the first stage of Tour de Luxembourg 2022. Regional feeds will be available to watch on L’Equipe, Sky Sport, RTL, and SuperSport.
The Tour de Luxembourg 2022 will feature 113 professional cyclists among 19 teams.
- Quick-Step Alpha Vinyl Team (Sénéchal, Ballerini)
- AG2R Citroën Team (Godon, Bouchard)
- Cofidis (Herrada, Armée)
- Groupama – FDJ (Madouas, Ludvigsson)
- Trek – Segafredo (Tolhoek, Ciccone)
- UAE Team Emirates (Trentin, Majka)
- Alpecin-Deceuninck (Vermote, Sbaragli)
- B&B Hotels – KTM (Rolland, Bonnamour)
- Bingoal Pauwels Sauces WB (Tizza, Mertz)
- Burgos-BH (Peñalver, López-Cózar)
- Caja Rural – Seguros RGA (Nicolau, Aular)
- Euskaltel – Euskadi (Lobato, Aristi)
- Sport Vlaanderen – Baloise (Marit, Herregodts)
- Team Arkéa Samsic (Hofstetter, Bouet)
- Uno-X Pro Cycling Team (Gregaard, Eg)
- Bolton Equities Black Spoke Pro Cycling (Oram, Gate)
- Leopard Pro Cycling (Wolf, Inkelaar)
- Riwal Cycling Team (Eriksson, Budding)
- Geofco-Doltcini Materiel Velo.com (Masson, Centrone)