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Tour du Rwanda: Teams, Routes Announced

by Amon Nuwamanya
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Side by side brother, let’s plan to win

Three years after upgrading to the category 2.1 of the Union Cycliste Internationale calendar, the Tour du Rwanda continues to rise.Following the award of 2025 World Championships to Rwanda, the first time in Africa ,Rwanda will  host tour “Tour du Rwanda” 20th-27th February.

This time “Tour du Rwanda” will be attended by 19 teams including national teams, continental competition teams and professional teams.

Rwanda will be represented by National Team and its UCI Continental Benediction Cycling team.

Once again, the route promises to be spectacular with stiff climbs on almost all stages. The famous Wall of Kigali and the Mount Kigali will be part of this exceptional program to make the Tour du Rwanda the most difficult race of the beginning of the 2022 season.


World Tour : Israel Start-Up Nation (Israel)
Continental Pro UCI: Total-Direct Energie (France), B&B Hotels (France),Team Novo Nordisk (USA), Androni-Giocatolli (Italy), Burgos-BH (Spain)
Continental UCI : Benediction Cycling Team (Rwanda), Pro Touch Team (South Africa), Bike Aid (Germany),TSG Terengganu (Malaysia), Team Coop (Norway), Wildlife Generation Pro (USA), Team SKS Sauerland NRW (Germany), Tarteletto-Isorex (Belgium)
National Teams : Rwanda, Algeria, Eritrea, Morocco, Great Britain


Stage 1 : Kigali Arena-Kigali Arena (4 km ITT)
Stage 2 : Kigali-Rwamagana (148,3 km)
Stage 3 : Kigali-Rubavu (152 km)
Stage 4 : Kigali-Gicumbi (124,3 km)
Stage 5 : Muhanga-Musanze (124,7 km)
Stage 6 : Musanze-Kigali Convention Center (152 km)
Stage 7 : Kigali-Mont Kigali (152,6 km)
Stage 8 : Kigali Canal Olympia-Kigali Canal Olympia (75,3 km)

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