The Tour of Denmark is locally known as Danmark Rundt. Being a part of the UCI Continental Circuits, the 31st edition of the event will be held from August 16-20 this year. Here, you will know everything about the Tour of Denmark 2022
Geraint Thomas, Jasper Philipsen, and Christophe Laporte are three notable riders to participate in the race. First held in 1985, Danmark Rundt is a professional road bicycle stage race sponsored by the Danish national postal agency, PostNord.
Defending Champion: Remco Evenepoel
Remco Evenepoel was the champion of the Tour Of Denmark last year. The Belgian cyclist currently rides for Deceuninck–Quick-Step Alpha Vinyl Team.
Remco Evenepoel started his career as a footballer but later switched to cycling in 2017 as he realized that his physical abilities are more suitable for it. Evenepoel won the road race and time trial in the junior categories at the 2018 UCI Road World Championships and turned professional. The 22-year-old has won the Tour of Norway this year.
When is the Tour Of Denmark 2022?
The Tour Of Denmark will be inaugurated on August 16. The five-stage racing tournament will end on August 20.
Stages and schedule:
Here are the Tour Of Denmark 2022 Stages and Schedule:
|1||Tuesday, August 16|
|2||Wednesday, August 17|
|3||Thursday, August 18|
|4||Friday, August 19|
|5||Saturday, August 20|
Tour Of Denmark 2022 Course: Routes and Distances
The Tour Of Denmark 2022 will be a five-stage race. Riders will kick off with a 225.3 kilometers long route from Allerød to Køge in the first stage Tuesday. Stage two will cover 12.2 kilometers within Assens. The third stage will offer the longest route, also having seven gravel sectors. The Tour Of Denmark 2022 routes and distances are as follows:
|1||Allerod – Koge||225.3 Km|
|2||Assens – Assens||12.2 Km|
|3||Otterup – Herning||239.3 Km|
|4||Skive – Skive||167.3 Km|
|5||Give – Vejle||126.5Km|
How to watch the Tour Of Denmark 2022?
Eurosport will broadcast the Tour Of Denmark 2022 live starting from the 16th of August at 19:30.
GCN will also cover the event while the livestream can be watched with subscription on its streaming platform GCN+.
Tour Of Denmark 2022: Teams
19 teams have fielded a total of 131 riders.
- Uno-X Pro Cycling Team
- Deceuninck – Quick Step
- Trek – Segafredo
- Team DSM
- Team Jumbo-Visma
- Team Qhubeka NextHash
- Lotto Soudal
- Vini Zabù
- Rally Cycling
- Team Novo Nordisk
- Bingoal Pauwels Sauces WB
- Sport Vlaanderen – Baloise
- HRE Mazowsze Serce Polski
- Riwal Cycling Team
- Team ColoQuick
- Restaurant Suri – Carl Ras
- BHS – PL Beton Bornholm