Friday, January 20, 2017

#Portugal @cycling 43rd @Tour @Algarve @Valgarve2017 televise live on @Eurosport between 15th and 19th of February

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The 43rd edition of the Tour of the Algarve , between February 15 and 19, will be broadcast live on Eurosport

Through Eurosport, the Algarve Tour, which will take place between February 15 and 19, will have a daily hour of live broadcast for 55 countries and 68 million homes. The transmission will be possible thanks to the investment of the Algarve Tourism Region (RTA) and the Tourism Association of the Algarve (ATA), in partnership with Turismo de Portugal, which face the event, organized by the Portuguese Cycling Federation, as an extraordinary medium Promotion of the region.

"The transmission of the Tour to the Algarve enhances and makes known this region, which is a tourist destination of excellence for bicycles, in its different aspects.We are a region with excellent natural and scenic conditions, with cycling routes and with a great hotel offer, Culture, heritage and gastronomy, "said RTA president Desidério Silva." The direct will allow us to leverage the international notoriety of the most important tourist destination in the country. "

The 43rd edition Tour of the Algarve will be shown by 200 runners, representing 25 teams, some of the world's greatest stars being present. Among the teams participating are 12 WorldTour, a kind of Champions League cycling, in a race will have five stages and 772 kilometers.

Participating teams
Astana (CAZ), Bora-hansgrohe (GER), Cannondale-Drapac (EUA), Dimension Data (RSA), FDJ (FRA), Katusha-Alpecin (SUI), Lotto NL-Jumbo (NED), Lotto Soudal (BEL), Movistar (ESP), Quick-Step Floors (BEL), Team Sky (GBR) e Trek-Segafredo (EUA).
Continental Profissonal
Caja Rural-Seguros RGA (ESP), Cofidis (FRA), Gazprom-RusVelo (RUS), Manzana Postobón (COL), Roompot-Nederlandse Loterij (NED) e Wanty-Groupe Gobert (BEL)
Efapel, LA Alumínios-Metalusa, Louletano-Hospital de Loulé, RP-Boavista, Sporting-Tavira e W52-FC Porto (POR), e Rally Cycling (EUA)