45th Volta do Algarve
20 Feb 2019
From the 20th - 24th the 4th edition of the "Volta Algarve" will take place across the region. Find out where you can watch live....
The 45th tour of the Algarve will take next week from the 20th until the 24th of February
You can watch the tour live across the Algarve or catch up on Eurosport and TVI24.
Many of the top teams are participating this year (24 in total of which 12 are from the WorldTour) as seen below:
Bora-hansgrohe, CCC Team, Deceuninck-Quick Step, Groupama-FDJ, Lotto Soudal, Team Dimension Data, Team Jumbo-Visma, Team Katusha Alpecin, Team Sky, Team Sunweb, Trek-Segafredo e UAE Team Emirates.
Caja Rural-Seguros RGA, Cofidis, W52-FC Porto e Wanty-Groupe Gobert
Aviludo-Louletano, Efapel, LA Alumínios-LA Sport, Miranda-Mortágua, Rádio Popular-Boavista, Sporting-Tavira, UD Oliveirense-InOutBuild e Vito-Feirense-PNB.
The stages are as follows:
20th of February – Stage 1: Portimão – Lagos, 199,1 km
21st of February – Stage 2: Almodôvar – Fóia, 187,4 km
22nd of February – Stage 3: Lagoa – Lagoa, 20,3 km (CRI)
23rd of February – Stage 4: Albufeira – Tavira, 198,3 km
24th of February – Stage 5: Faro – Malhão, 173,5 km
Recent winner of the event include the below:
2018 – Michal Kwiatkowski (Team Sky)
2017 – Primoz Roglic (Team Lotto NL-Jumbo)
2016 – Geraint Thomas (Team Sky)
2015 – Geraint Thomas (Team Sky)
2014 – Michal Kwiatkowski (Omega Pharma-QuickStep)
2013 – Tony Martin (Omega Pharma-QuickStep)
2012 – Richie Porte (Sky)