The route particulars of the revamped La Vuelta Femenina by Carrefour.es proceed to trickle in as organisers, Unipublic, verify that the seven-day race will begin in Torrevieja in Spain on Might 1.
The official announcement was made on Wednesday at a gathering on the Consejo Superior de Deportes (CSD) in Madrid attended by its president José Manuel Franco, Torrevieja Mayor Eduardo Dolón, now-retired skilled bike owner Dori Ruano, and Government Director of Unipublic Javier Guillén.
“It’s a supply of monumental satisfaction that Spain signifies, hand in hand with sport, a number one nation in the event and promotion of girls. The actual fact of welcoming one of many three nice biking excursions, with an occasion that has gained its personal area on the worldwide calendar, reinforces the significance that girls’s sports activities already has in our nation,” Franco stated.
“On this sense, I need to spotlight the dedication of public establishments, Unipublic and Carrefour, which this 12 months has joined the Universo Mujer program to help La Vuelta Femenina. The Consejo Superior de Deportes is particularly proud so as to add this sort of help. The general public insurance policies the Spanish Authorities is selling in favour of equality have a better affect when accompanied by the help and initiative of the non-public sector. Carrefour’s collaboration permits us to maneuver quicker in constructing a greater future for the ladies and ladies of our nation.”
In a significant shake-up for the previous Ceratizit Problem by La Vuelta, organisers modified its title to La Vuelta Feminina, expanded the race to seven levels, and moved it to Might 1-7 in 2023.
Nonetheless, little or no data has been publicly confirmed concerning the route. The one element supplied up till the affirmation that it’s going to begin in Torrevieja was that it will begin someplace alongside the 200km-long Costa Blanca shoreline.
Groups have complained concerning the lack of awareness concerning the seven-day race; nevertheless, Unipublic has confirmed that the total route shall be revealed at a ceremony on February 28.
The beginning location is just not new to skilled biking as the lads’s Vuelta a España started in Torrevieja in the course of the 2019 version with a 13.4km workforce time trial that began from the Salinas de Torrevieja.
“On the Torrevieja Metropolis Council, we’re happy to have this very passable synergy as soon as once more between La Vuelta and Torrevieja. We’re about to rejoice 4 years because the historic begin of La Vuelta from the Salinas de Torrevieja” stated Dolón.
“The promotion of girls’s sports activities is what motivated us most to unite, as soon as once more, with the occasion. We’ve held worldwide occasions, such because the Handball World Championship, and we wished to be current on the first version of La Vuelta Femenina. Due to the Diputación Provincial de Alicante, we managed to be the beginning of the good Spanish tour once more. We’re motivated to create a distinct begin to the race. We could have a background picture of Las Salinas, however we’re going to give a whole lot of presence to the sports activities metropolis, which is without doubt one of the most vital within the south.
“We need to hyperlink biking and La Vuelta. We’re very joyful and grateful the race is coming, as we are saying, to its residence, Torrevieja.”
La Vuelta Femenina route shall be revealed subsequent February 28 at 19:00 CET. The gala will happen on the Torrevieja Worldwide Music Conservatory Auditorium and shall be broadcast dwell on Teledeporte and the social networks of the race.
“La Vuelta Femenina is a challenge that now we have labored on with nice care and enthusiasm along with important companions, such because the Consejo Superior de Deportes, Carrefour, and all of the host venues and sponsors that can make this primary version attainable. It’s a supply of satisfaction that Costa Blanca and Torrevieja are as soon as once more dedicated to top-level biking, as they already have been with the beginning of La Vuelta in 2019,” Guillén stated.
“If now we have one of many three most vital races in males’s biking, it’s important to have one of many three greats in girls’s biking. La Vuelta Femenina by Carrefour.es was born and will develop with a brand new id and with its energy. We’re wanting ahead to asserting the total tour subsequent week.”