Published on : 14/10/2021 – 11:13Modified : 14/10/2021 – 11:56
The organizing company of the Tour de France, ASO, unveils, on Thursday, the route of the 2022 edition in Paris. The ceremony will be preceded by the revelation of the women’s career.
Weeks of speculation, clues and finally the revelation! The veil rises, Thursday, October 14, on the route of the Tour de France 2022, which will take place between July 1 and July 24.
Three stages in Denmark and an arrival on the Champs-Élysées, in Paris, are the only certainties validated by ASO, the organizing company, which reserves the officialization of the route of the Grande Boucle for its grand ceremony at the Palais des Congrès, in Paris. .
The presentation of the Tour de France will be preceded, for the first time, by that of the Tour de France Women, a highly anticipated creation, whose route will be announced by Marion Rousse, newly appointed director of the event.
France 24, live from the Palais des Congrès
♦ 11:55 am: Marion Rousse introduces the route
“I am the first to be delighted with the evolution of women’s cycling. Since I stopped my career, there have never been so many teams and races. This future women’s Tour de France is a gem that I want to perpetuate. ‘
♦ 11:50 a.m .: Christian Prudhomme presents the Women’s Tour
The boss of the Tour insists on the fact that the stake for the Tour de France Women is not so much to create this event as to make it sustainable. He also thanks the partners for making this possible.
♦ 11:45 am: introduction by Jean-Etienne Amaury
The president of ASO is the first to speak.
“Year after year, the popular success is undeniable. The direct contact between the public and the champions is the particularity of this sport.”
“In 2022 the Tour will start in Copenhagen, the most northerly Grand Départ ever. It is the most cycling city in the world. The Tour aims to promote cycling in the city and Copenhagen is the best example of this.”
♦ 11:30 a.m .: the ceremony begins
The ceremony begins with a presentation of the runners who have distinguished themselves on the roads of the Tour.
♦ 11 am: a ceremony to follow live
If you want to follow the ceremony live, it is broadcast on the Tour de France Twitter account.
♦ 10:50 a.m .: arrival at the Palais des Congrès
The doors of the amphitheater are now open for the guests of the ceremony. In a few minutes, Christian Prudhomme and Marion Rousse will reveal the routes of the two Tours de France.