In May 2013 Estonia will host the very first UCI stage race called Tour of Estonia. Tour of Estonia is a part of UCI Europe Tour and with it’s 4 stages lasts for 3 days, informed BC marketing and communication representative at Club Tartu Maraton Greete Kempel.
The tour takes off in Viimsi, just nearby Tallinn, the capital of Estonia, on the 30th of May with 125 km (10x 12,5 km) and continues on the same day with the 3 km individual time trial in the heart of Tallinn – in the old town. The second day takes the riders through Estonia from Tallinn to the 2nd largest city Tartu with 185 km, the tour will end on 1st of June with attractive city loop Tartu GP – 150 km (12x12,5 km).
At the moment there are in total of 19 teams registered to Tour of Estonia, including for example pro-continental teams, Rusvelo (RUS), CCC Polsat Polkowice (POL) and Androni Giocattoli – Venezuela (VEN).