24 teams confirmed for the 2020 Volta ao Algarve Cofidis

The 46th Volta ao Algarve Cofidis will take place from the 19th to the 23rd of February, with 24 teams, 11 of which from the WorldTour

24 teams confirmed for the 2020 Volta ao Algarve Cofidis

After seven WorldTour teams were announced last month, three more World Tour  teams are now confirmed: the German Team Sunweb and the US Trek-Segafredo return for another participation, while Israel Cycling Academy will make their debut in the southern Portugal race.

Also known are the first two ProTeams with a guaranteed invitation to the Portuguese UCI ProSeries event, both repeating presence on the Volta ao Algarve peloton: the Spanish Caja Rural-Seguros RGA and the Belgian Circus-Wanty Gobert.
 
Previously confirmed are Astana Pro Team, Bora-hansgrohe, CCC Team, Deceuninck-Quick Step, Groupama-FDJ, Lotto Soudal and UAE Team Emirates.
 
The 46th Volta ao Algarve will have five stages and a total of 771.4 kilometers. It starts with a 195.6-kilometer link between Portimão and Lagos which is expected to arrive with a mass sprint finish. The second stage connects Sagres to the top of Fóia, in Monchique, along 183.9 kilometers, and the first clash between the candidates for the final yellow jersey are awaited there.
 
The sprinters will have a new opportunity in the third stage, the longest of the competition, 201.9 kilometers, between Faro and Tavira. On the fourth day the platoon departs from Albufeira to reach the top of Malhão, in Loulé, after having covered 169.7 kilometers. The race ends with an individual time trial of 20.3 kilometers, starting and ending in Lagoa.
 
On February 23rd in Lagoa, where the time trial of the fifth and final stage of the Volta ao Algarve takes place, will be held the Algarve Granfondo Cofidis, an event that will bring together hundreds of participants, many for leisure, but others with the intention of individual achievement.

2020 Route

19 February – 1st Stage: Portimão – Lagos, 195,6 km
20 February – 2nd Stage: Sagres – Fóia (Monchique), 183,9 km
21 February – 3rd Stage: Faro – Tavira, 201,9 km
22 February – 4th Stage: Albufeira – Malhão (Loulé), 169,7 km
23 February – 5th Stage: Lagoa – Lagoa, 20,3 km (ITT)
 
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Feb 28 2020 - NEWS: Algarve Granfondo Cofidis Kick-Started Portuguese Cycling Season
Jan 22 2020 - NEWS: 24 teams confirmed for the 2020 Volta ao Algarve Cofidis
Feb 23 2020 - EVENT: Algarve Granfondo Cofidis