75th Tour de Pologne to begin in Krakow

Riders race in the Tour de Pologne 2012
Riders race in the Tour de Pologne 2012

The 75th Tour de Pologne road cycling race will officially begin tomorrow, 4 August in Krakow’s Main Square.

Presentation of the teams took place today at 18:45. The honorary beginning to the first stage of the competition will take place at 15:50 on Saturday, preceded by an opening ceremony.

The Tour is expected to last seven days over 1,014 km, beginning with three flat stages followed by three mountain stages with one medium-mountain stage.

Here is the route, along which Cracovians can also expect some road closures:

Tour de Pologne 2018
Tour de Pologne 2018

The first Tour de Pologne was held in 1928, modeled after the Tour de France, and has been an annual race since 1952. Most of the winners have come from Poland.

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