The Tour of Britain is an eight-stage men’s professional road cycling stage race. You will know everything about the Tour of Britain 2022 here.
Established in 2004, the event is organized by Surrey-based SweetSpot Group in collaboration with the BCF (British Cycling Federation). This year, the eighteenth edition of the race will take place from September 4 through to September 11 in Great Britain.
Defending Champion: Wout van Aert
Wout van Aert was the champion of the Tour of Britain last year. In the same year, he also earned silver medal in individual time trial at the UCI Road World Championships. He currently rides for the UCI World Team Jumbo–Visma. Van Aert won the men’s elite race at the UCI Cyclo-cross World Championships consecutively in 2016, 2017 and 2018.
When is the event?
The Tour of Britain 2022 will begin on September 4. The eight-stage racing tournament will end on September 11.
Tour of Britain 2022: Stages and Schedule
|1||September 4, Sunday|
|2||September 5, Monday|
|3||September 6, Tuesday|
|4||September 7, Wednesday|
|5||September 8, Thursday|
|6||September 9, Friday|
|7||September 10, Saturday|
|8||September 11, Sunday|
Routes and Distances
The Tour of Britain 2022 will be an eight-stage race. Riders will kick off at Aberdeen on September 4 and touch the finishing line at The Needles on September 11. The entire race covers a total distance of 1,352 km with the fifth stage being the longest 186.8 km.
|1||Aberdeene – Glenshee Ski Centre||181.3km|
|2||Hawick – Duns||175.2km|
|3||Durham – Sunderland||163.6km|
|4||Redcar – Duncombe Park (Helmsley)||149.5km|
|5||West Bridgford – Mansfield||186.8km|
|6||Tewkesbury – Gloucester||170.9km|
|7||West Bay – Ferndown||175.9km|
|8||Ryde – The Needles||148.9km|
How to watch the Tour of Britain 2022?
ITV4 will exclusively broadcast all actions of The Tour of Britain 2022 in the United Kingdom. Fans around the world will be able to watch the event on Eurosport and Global Cycling Network (GCN).
Tour of Britain 2022: Teams
18 teams will take part in the Tour of Britain 2022 including five WorldTour teams.
- Ineos Grenadiers
- Team DSM
- Israel-Premier Tech
- Caja Rural
- Human Powered Health
- Sport Vlaanderen – Baloise
- Bingoal Pauwels Sauces WB
- WiV SunGod
- Ribble Weldtite
- Trinity Racing
- Saint Piran Pro Cycling
- Global 6 Cycling
- Team Qhubeka
- Great Britain