World Ports Classic Rotterdam
The World Ports Classic has been cancelled
Cycling race Rotterdam Antwerp
The World Ports Classic is a two-day cycling race between the big harbours of Rotterdam and Antwerp and back. This cycle race is part of the UCI World Tour and therefore the best riders of the world participate in this event with big names like André Greipel, Mark Cavendish and Marcel Kittel. Previous editions of the World Ports Classic was were by and Tom Boonen (2012), Nikolas Maes (2013) and Theo Bos (2014).
No mountains but a windy stage
The World Ports Classic is a brand new cycle race, which will be a true cycling classic in the years to come. The route is flat but the stages over the windy Dutch and Belgian dikes and polders and is a real challenge for sprinters.
Route of Grand Start of Tour the France
The first stage starts in Rotterdam and then leads through the Dutch Provinces Zeeland and Noord-Brabant to Antwerp over a distance of 191 km. This first stage is more or less the same as the Grand Start of the Tour the France in Rotterdam in 2010. The second stage of the World Ports Classic starts at Antwerp through Brabant, has a total length of 165 km and finishes in Rotterdam again. Word Ports Classic cycle fans can cheer at their favourite riders anywhere along the route for free.
ROUTE World Ports Classic Rotterdam
World Ports Classic stage 1 Rotterdam - Antwerp
Start Rotterdam Katendrecht Veerlaan direction Rhoon, Hoogvliet, Spijkenisse, Hellevoetsluis, Goedereede, Ouddorp, Haamstede, Veere, Serooskerke, Middelburg, Vlissingen, Borssele, Kruiningen, Hoogerheide, Putten, Stabroek, Antwerp harbour and finish in Antwerp.
World Ports Classic stage 2 Antwerp - Rotterdam
Start in Antwerpen direction St Job in 't Goor, Brecht, Rijkevorsel, Baarle-Nassau, Chaam, Galder, Etten Leur, Moerdijk, Willemstad, Numansdorp, Klaaswaal, Barendrecht and finish at Rotterdam Katendrecht Veerlaan.
DATES World Ports Classic Cycling Rotterdam 2015
The World Ports Classic is cycling event in Rotterdam and Antwerp. The 4th edition takes place at Saturday 23 and Sunday 24 May 2015. Stage 1 on Saturday: Start in Rotterdam at 11:35 am at Veerlaan in Rotterdam Katendrecht. and finish in Antwerp at 3:30 pm. Stage 2 on Sunday: Start in Antwerp at 10:55 am. and finish in Rotterdam at Veerlaan at 3:30 pm.
CONTACT World Ports Classic Rotterdam
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REVIEWS World Ports Classic Rotterdam