Good Morning from Stage 6 of the UAE Tour

25 Feb 2022

The Expo 2020 Dubai Stage features 180km of riding in the city of Dubai, departing and ending in Expo 2020 Dubai. The post-stage press conference will be live-streamed on the UAE Tour’s YouTube channel.


H.E. Aref Al Awani, General Secretary Abu Dhabi Sports Council, H.E. Reem Ebrahim Al Hashimy Minister of State for International Cooperation and Managing Director at Expo 2020, H.E. Saeed Hareb, Secretary General Dubai Sports Council and Ahmed Al Khatib, Chief Development and Delivery Officer at Expo 2020 Dubai got today’s stage underway (Photo Credit Yasser Abras)

Expo 2020 Dubai, 25 February 2022
– Good morning from Stage 6, the Expo 2020 Dubai Stage of the fourth edition of the UAE Tour (20-26 February 2022), the one and only UCI WorldTour race in the Middle East, organised by Abu Dhabi Sports Council. The Expo 2020 Dubai Stage, sponsored by Dubai Sports Council, features 180km of riding on mostly flat roads in the city of Dubai with start and finish at Expo 2020 Dubai.

The peloton, 125 riders strong, passed km 0 at 12.25.

Thanks to Velon’s rider data system, TV viewers and online users can see the riders’ wattage, speed, and cadence. The complete list of riders carrying Velon devices and onboard cameras on today’s stage is available here.

WEATHER
Expo 2020 Dubai (12.20): Sunny 25°C. Wind: weak – 3kmh, N.
Expo 2020 Dubai (circa 16.30): Sunny 25°°C. Wind: moderate – 16kmh, N.

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OFFICIAL JERSEYS

  • Red Jersey, General Classification.
    Sponsor: International Holding Company – Tadej Pogacar (UAE Team Emirates)
  • Green Jersey, Points Classification.
    Sponsor: Italian Trade Agency (ICE) – Jasper Philipsen (Alpecin-Fenix)
  • White Jersey, Young Rider Classification.
    Sponsor: Nakheel – Tadej Pogacar (UAE Team Emirates), worn by Joao Almeida (UAE Team Emirates)
  • Black Jersey, Intermediate Sprint Classification.
    Sponsor: Abu Dhabi Aviation – Dmitrii Strakhov (Gazprom-Rusvelo)

GENERAL CLASSIFICATION
1 – Tadej Pogacar (UAE Team Emirates)
2 – Filippo Ganna (Ineos Grenadiers) at 4″
3 – Aleksandr Vlasov (BORA – hansgrohe) at 14″

THE ROUTE
Stage 6 – Expo 2020 Dubai Stage – Expo 2020 Dubai – Expo 2020 Dubai (180km)

The city stage of Dubai, departing from Expo 2020 Dubai. The first part of the stages takes place in the desert, touching familiar locations: Dubai Sports City, Silicon Oasis Meydan Racecourse until reaching Emirates Towers. The route crosses Jumeirah Road, Palm Jumeirah and the Jumeirah Islands before returning to Expo 2020 Dubai. The entire route takes place entirely on very wide roads, essentially straight, interspersed with large and well-paved roundabouts. The riders may encounter some sand in case of wind during the desert sections.

Last kms
Final stretch along a wide, slightly curved road. Arrival on asphalt.

PRESS CONFERENCE
The post-stage press conference will be live-streamed on the UAE Tour YouTube channel.

TV COVERAGE
The UAE Tour International TV Schedule is available here.


(Photo Credit Yasser Abras)

UAE TOUR APP AND WEBSITE
Download the official UAE Tour App now and stay updated on the race, riders’ timings and everything that’s happening during the stage:

UAE TOUR PRESS ROOM
The media can download high resolution pictures of the race from the official online pressroom. In order to download the pictures, just go to http://pressroom.rcssport.it/ (username: press / password: press), select “Media”, then “Cycling”, then UAE Tour. The photos are free of charge for editorial use, as long as both the UAE Tour and the photographer’s name are credited.

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