The Tour of Táchira en Bicicleta 2024, an event that will be held between January 14 and 21 and opens the calendar of road races on our continent, will be directed by Brazilian commissioner Ladewig Iverson, appointed by the International Cycling Union ( UCI) for this new endeavor.

José Gregorio Freites, president of the Tachirense Sports Institute and member of the organizing committee of the “Greatest of America”, expressed that good things are repeated, which is why, once again, Iverson will be governing the destinies of the cycling event most important in Venezuela.

It is worth remembering that this South American commissioner was in the 2023 edition and was impressed by the high organizational level, the fans that accompany the multicolored caravan in each fraction, as well as the landscapes that the regional geography presents, Freites highlighted.

For Freites, the appointment of Ladewig Iverson as president of the panel of commissioners of the Tour of Táchira, consolidates the high international level that the Andean tour has recovered.

The previous edition left us with a very good experience from an organizational point of view, Freites highlighted, adding that, for this new edition, the state governor, Freddy Bernal, guided the IDT to once again be in charge of the organization of the event. .

“This incorporation of the international commissioner is added, among other things, to the presence of the anti-doping test, which is a step of great progress in the organization, thus complying with part of the demands of the foreign clubs,” highlighted the highest authority. of Tachira sport.

For the second consecutive year, the Tour of Táchira by bicycle will have a stage in Cúcuta within the framework of the 59th edition. The traditional cycling race will have eight days and one of them will set foot on northern Santander territory.

It will be in the seventh and penultimate stage, scheduled for Saturday, January 20, which will depart from the town of Ureña, cross part of Villa del Rosario and Cúcuta, and return to Tachiran lands, culminating in Cerro del Cristo, in Capacho.