- Impressions 2019
Deutschland Tour 2019 - 29 August to 1st September 2019! Germany's only stage race of the men's elite with many side events: Jedermann Tour (age group race), „kinder+Sport mini tour”, Ride Tour, Newcome Tour and Expo Tour
On the last stage of the Deutschland Tour over 159.5km from Eisenach to Erfurt Sonny Colbrelli (Bahrain Merida) won the final sprint against Alexander Kristoff (UAE Team Emirates). Overall leader Jasper Stuyven (Trek Segafredo) defended the red jersey and is the winner of the overall ranking of the Deutschland Tour 2019.
Alexander Kristoff (UAE Team Emirates) wins the sprint at the end of the 2. stage of the Deutschland Tour. Riding 202 hilly kilometers from Marburg to Göttingen the 32 year old rider from norway beats Sonny Colbrelli (Bahrain-Merida) and Yves Lampaert (Deceuninck-Quick-Step) and takes the overall lead as well as the green jersey for the best sprinter from Pascal Ackermann.
A day to shine for the sprinters. After 167 kilometers and start in Hannover Pascal Ackermann (Bora-hansgrohe) decided the first stage of the Deutschland Tour in Halberstadt. The sprinter took also the first red jersey as races overall leader. Alexander Kristoff (UAE - Team Emirates) took second place on the slightly uphill finish ahead of his teammate Simone Consonni.
In the previous year, the Deutschland Tour celebrated a highly successful premiere and promises an open and eventful race in 2019 on four varied stages. This year's route leads through the heart of Germany and commemorates the opening of the inner-German border on the occasion of the 30th anniversary of the fall of the Berlin Wall. After starting in Hanover, a sprint decision is the most likely scenario in Halberstadt, but the following three stages to Göttingen, Eisenach and Erfurt are much more demanding in the final.
Grand Tour winners, more than a dozen Tour de France stage winners as well as World, European and national champions, Monument winners, cycling legends and up-and-coming youngsters – the Deutschland Tour brings together the sport’s best. In addition to national top riders, like the German rising star of the Tour de France Emanuel Buchmann, current top sprinter Pascal Ackermann and Paris-Roubaix runner-up Nils Politt, a notable list of international pros was named in the provisional line-up of the 22 teams.
Being a race on home-turf, the top-class peloton will be spearheaded by both German WorldTour outfits, Bora-hansgrohe and Sunweb.
With the maximum of 15 WorldTour teams, the Deutschland Tour enters into its second edition. Again, the world elite will be at the start of the four-day stage race, which takes place August 29 to September 1 and leads from Hannover to Erfurt. Three ProContinental teams and 4 German teams from the Continental division will complete the starting list.
Big Fun for Little Cycling Fans. After the successful start last year, the „kinder+Sport mini tour" wil return to motivate the smallest Deutschland Tour fans to experience the world of cycling. The registration is now open..