Tour de Romandie odds
Tour de Romandie 2021 will be held 27 april-2 May 2021. There is no odds at Tour de Romandie 2021 yet, but we have already found odds at Tour de France 2021.
Who wins Tour de Romandie 2021?
Tour de Romandie 2021
The 74th Tour de Romandie is a stage race that will take place between Tuesday, April 27th, and Sunday, May 2nd. The race will pass through the Romandie region of Switzerland, which is also the French-speaking part of the world. The competition commenced in 1947 to commemorate Swiss Cycling's 50th anniversary. It’s just dating back to its first journey, while this year’s edition covers an elevation gain of 13,080 meters. On the penultimate day, the Queen Stage concludes with a 20-kilometer climb. The race will be run as a 2.UWT event on the UCI Worldtour events.
The Tour de Romandie 2021 consists of six exciting stages, each of which is intensely contested by riders. The stages are varied, including time trials, hilly and mountainous sections, which are normally the most difficult to the time trialists. Surprisingly, some riders seem to be interested in entering the competition in order to enjoy the initial and final time trials. The race normally takes a northerly path towards the Jura and Alpine mountain series of western Switzerland.
Traditionally, the race begins with an individual time trial prologue and concludes with an individual time trial in hilly terrain, usually in Lausanne. In Oron-la-Ville, the Tour de Romandie begins with a 3.8-kilometer prologue. The riders ascend and descend a steep incline to the nearby castle. The Oron-la-Ville prologue follows a very clear path. The riders return to the village after climbing to Oron Castle.
The second stage starts in Aigle and ends in Martigny, covering a total distance of about 168.1 kilometers. The path mostly passes through hilly terrain, with some challenging climbs. In the third stage, riders must cross La Neuveville and finish the race at Saint-Imier over a distance of nearly 164.4 kilometers.
The fourth stage is located near mountainous areas, and puncheurs will find climbs when starting from Estavayer and returning to the same spot. Stage 5 is also tough to have the best performance on the high roads; however, the section between Sion and Thyon is interesting.
The final stage of the race is usually preceded by a time trial, which is expected to be a thrilling contest. It begins in Fribourg and travels approximately 16.9 kilometers to the medieval old city before returning to the same spot. The leader, as well as most of the top ten finishers, are commonly strong time trialists.
Teams from all over the world compete to be the first to cross the finish line. Many accomplished teams, on the other hand, compete in the sprint all-around to win the exciting time trial. Many riders participate in the race in order to develop themselves as top-time trialists. The below are the top competitors and competing teams included:
Top competitors: Peter Sagan, Filippo Ganna, Marc Hirschi, Wilco Kelderman, Sepp Kuss, Michael Woods, Miguel Ángel López, Damiano Caruso, Marc Soler, David De La Cruz.
Competing teams: Cofidis–Solutions Crédits, Deceuninck - Quick Step, EF Education - Nippo, UAE-Team Emirates, Lotto Soudal, INEOS Grenadiers, Team Jumbo-Visma, Team Qhubeka ASSOS, Movistar Team, Astana - Premier Tech, Groupama - FDJ, Bahrain - Victorious, Israel Start-Up Nation, AG2R Citroën Team, BORA - hansgrohe and many more.
Slovenian cyclist Primož Roglič is the titleholder of the 2019 Tour de Romandie. He won the first position ahead of Rui Costa (UAE Team Emirates) and Geraint Thomas (Team Ineos). Owing to the outbreak of the coronavirus, the 2020 edition was canceled.
Besides, many riders who were previously putting down their name in the history are including Primož Roglič (LottoNL–Jumbo) 2018, Richie Porte (BMC Racing Team) 2017, Nairo Quintana (Movistar Team) 2016, Ilnur Zakarin (Team Katusha) 2015.