In Sopó, the Vuelta a Colombia Femenina 2022 will start this Tuesday, which is part of the international calendar of the UCI Americas, in its UCI 2.2 category, covering more than 500 kilometers from August 9 to 14, divided into 6 stages.
The platoon of the national round will be made up of 29 teams for a total of 157 runners. This new edition of the most important stage race on the Colombian calendar in the women’s branch will have the participation of riders from Costa Rica, Guatemala, Mexico, the United States, Ecuador, Canada, Thailand, Japan, Israel, Venezuela and Colombia.
The elite of Colombian women’s cycling and 35 foreign cyclists will meet in Colombian territory for the six stages of the Women’s Tour of Colombia 2022, which has become the first important event for women in national territory next to the Women’s Tour.
In this VII edition of the women’s national tour, there will be a stopwatch day, two stages with high finishes, two mid-mountain fractions and a flat one that the cyclists will cover.
There will be 80 riders in the elite category and 77 Sub-23 who will participate in the most important race of the season in the women’s branch, which is part of the UCI calendar in the 2.2 category. Here are some of the favorites to win the race title.
Diana Peñuela – DNA PRO CYCLING *(Photo © DNA Pro Cycling)
Ana Milena Fagua – TEAM INDEPORTES BOYACÁ ADVANCES
Tatiana Ducuara – COLOMBIA LAND OF ATHLETES GW SHIMANO
Anet Barrera – DNA PRO CYCLING
Lina Marcela Hernández – COLOMBIA LAND OF ATHLETES GW SHIMANO
Serika Gulumá – CM TEAM
Ana Cristina Sanabria – COLOMBIA LAND OF ATHLETES GW SHIMANO
Shoko Kashiki – TEAM ILLUMINATE
Andrea Álzate – CM TEAM
Estefanía Herrera – COLOMBIA LAND OF ATHLETES GW SHIMANO
Stage 1: Tuesday, August 9
Route: Sopó, Tocancipá, Gachancipá, Chocontá, Villapinzón, Venta Quemada and Tunja (112.2 km)
Stage 2: Wednesday, August 10
Route: Paipa, Tunja, Cucaita, Sáchica, Sutamarchán and Villa de Leyva (101.4 km)
Stage 3: Thursday, August 11
Route: Chiquinquirá, Savoy, National Bridge, Barbosa, San José de Pare, Santana, Vado Real and Oiba (111.8 km)
Stage 4: Friday, August 12
Individual time trial San Gil – Barichara (21.3 kilometers)
Stage 5: Saturday August 13
Route: Curití, Aratoca, Pescadero, Piedecuesta, Floridablanca and Bucaramanga (103.4 km)
Stage 6: Sunday, August 14
Route: Circuit in Bucaramanga (12.9 kilometers – seven laps to complete 90.3 km).