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Cycling ‘Tour Colombia 2.1’ Returns in 2024


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Tour Colombia 2.1 returns in 2024, from February 6 to 11. Credit: Nuestrociclismo / CC BY-SA 2.0

Colombian cycling is gearing up for an unparalleled sporting celebration with the return of Tour Colombia 2.1 in 2024. After three years of absence due to the pandemic and economic challenges, this World Tour category competition is back, promising emotions, enthusiasm, and the participation of outstanding national and international cyclists.

The confirmation of this cycling competition has been met with great anticipation and enthusiasm from fans and followers of the sport in Colombia. The return of Tour Colombia 2.1 revitalizes the cycling scene in the country, providing a platform for fans to once again thrill at the cyclists’ achievements and reignite their interest in the sport.

World Tour category competition

Tour Colombia 2.1, renowned for its World Tour category, attracts the best teams globally. They see this event as a unique opportunity to prepare for significant challenges, taking advantage of the mountains, altitude, and weather conditions that offer ideal preparation for the annual grand tours.

This event promises the participation of renowned figures from international cycling, joining standout Colombian cyclists like Egan Bernal, Nairo Quintana, and Rigoberto Uran. The presence of cyclists such as Tadej Pogacar, Jonas Vingegaard, and Primoz Roglic is expected, ensuring a high-level sporting spectacle and thrilling competition.

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Nairo Quintana. Credit: filip bossuyt/CC BY 2.0

Boyaca and Cundinamarca the headquarters of the race

The venue for the Tour Colombia 2.1 next year will be in the departments of Boyaca and Cundinamarca, regions that offer ideal geographical and climatic diversity for the competition’s development. The competition will take place from February 6th to 11th, featuring a total of six stages promising excitement, attacks, breakaways, and tactical strategies.

Mauricio Vargas, president of the Colombian Cycling Federation, confirmed these details and announced that the exact route, likely including cities like Tunja and Bogota, will be revealed on December 3rd. This revelation will be crucial for teams to plan and select the cyclists who will represent their colors in this prominent competition.

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Tunja Cathedral in Boyaca Colombia. Credit Juan Carlos Pachon/CC BY-SA 2.0

The return of Tour Colombia 2.1 represents an invaluable boost for Colombian cycling, offering a platform for fans to reconnect with the sport and generating a new wave of enthusiasm and expectation throughout the country.

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