10 facts Vuelta Espana
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10 facts Vuelta Espana, do you know them already? The Vuelta a España is an annual multi-stage bicycle race primarily held in Spain, while also occasionally making passes through nearby countries. Vuelta a España is one of the Grand tours together with Tour de France and Giro d'Italia. Inspiring and great entertainment. Something to look forward to and to enjoy with friends. We love the tours and have collected facts about them. This is the second post. This time Vuelta Espana or Tour of Spain. We hope you can use them to show off and name drop when talking to your cycling friends. Let us start.
Belgian road racing cyclist and the winner of the first two editions of the Vuelta a España in 1935 and 1936.
Normally La Vuelta starts in Spain but has started outside Spain 3 times. 1997: Lisbon, Portugal, 2009: Assen, Netherlands, 2017: Nîmes, France.
Roberto Heras (ESP) has 4 victories in total. Tony Rominger (SUI) and Alberto Contador (ESP) has 3.
The leader of la Vuelta general classification wear a red jersey. Point classification is green and the mountain jersey is white.
American Chris Horner, became the oldest winner at the age of 41, 2013.
The Spanish tour will depart from the Pompidou Centre in Malaga, Spain. 21 stages and a total distance of 3,271 km.