(Updated September 17 at 6:23 p.m.) The Tour of Spain ends on Sunday September 17 in Madrid. Barring a major incident, the American Sepp Kuss, red jersey, should win. He will beat his two teammates Jonas Vingegaard and Primoz Roglic for an unprecedented hat-trick for Jumbo-Visma. The first three places had been secured the day before, at the end of the 20th stage which crowned Wout Poels. For his part, the Belgian Remco Evenepoel was elected superfighter of this Vuelta 2023. Title holder, he collapsed during the Col du Tourmalet stage and lost hope of shining in the general classification, underlines France info. He ends the 2023 edition with three stage victories and the best climber jersey.
Stage classification and general classification
Here is the stage classification and the general classification of the Vuelta, updated at the end of each stage:
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What are the dates for the 2023 Vuelta?
The Vuelta traditionally takes place after the Tour de France. For its 78th edition, the start of the Tour of Spain has been scheduled for August 26, from Barcelona, capital of Catalonia, more than a month after the arrival of the Tour de France (July 23). The finish of the Tour of Spain was set three weeks later, on September 17, in Madrid.
On which TV channel to follow the Vuelta 2023?
Holder of the TV rights for French and Italian classics but also for the three great tours (Giro, Tour de France, Vuelta), the group Eurosport has been appointed to broadcast all the stages of the 2023 Tour of Spain on its channels.
Which teams and riders are involved?
Here is the start list for the Vuelta 2023 with the competing teams and the list of riders on the starting line.
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The 2023 Vuelta route map
A route marked by the mountains and which leaves little room for mass arrivals… Here are the details of the Tour of Spain 2023 route with the full map:
The list of steps
After a 14-kilometer team time trial from the seaside of the Barcelona city, the Tour of Spain will end at the Zarzuela Hippodrome in Madrid. The list of steps:
- 1st stage – Saturday August 26: Barcelona – Barcelona, 23.3 km (team time trial)
- 2nd stage – Sunday August 27: Mataró – Barcelona, 181.3 km
- 3rd stage – Monday August 28: Suria – Arinsal (Andorra), 158.5 km
- 4th stage – Tuesday August 29: Andorra la Vella (Andorra) – Tarragona, 183.4 km
- 5th stage – Wednesday August 30: Morella – Burriana, 185.7 km
- 6th stage – Thursday August 31: Vall D’Uixó – Javalambre Astrophysical Observatory, 181.3 km
- 7th stage – Friday September 1: Utiel – Oliva, 188.8 km
- 8th stage – Saturday September 2: Dénia – Xorret de Catí, 164.8 km
- 9th stage – Sunday September 3: Cartagena – Caravaca de la Cruz, 180.9 km
- *** First day of rest – Monday September 4 ***
- 10th stage – Tuesday September 5: Valladolid – Valladolid, 25 km (individual time trial)
- 11th stage – Wednesday September 6: Lerma – La Laguna Negra, Vinuesa, 163.2 km
- 12th stage – Thursday September 7: Ólvega – Zaragoza, 165.4 km
- 13th stage – Friday September 8: Formigal – Col du Tourmalet (France), 134.7 km
- 14th stage – Saturday September 9: Sauveterre-de-Béarn (France) – Larra-Belagua, 161.7 km
- 15th stage – Sunday September 10: Pamplona – Lekunberri, 156.5 km
- *** Second day of rest – Monday September 11 ***
- 16th stage – Tuesday September 12: Liancres Playa – Bejes, 119.7 km
- 17th stage – Wednesday September 13: Ribadesella – Col del Angliru, 122.6 km
- 18th stage – Thursday September 14: Pola de Allande – La Cruz de Linares, 178.9 km
- 19th stage – Friday September 15: La Bañeza – Íscar, 177.4 km
- 20th stage – Saturday September 16: Manzanares El Real – Guadarrama, 208.4 km
- 21st stage – Sunday September 17: Zarzuela Racecourse – Madrid, 101 km