Ruta del Sol 2016 Route stage 1: Almonaster la Real – Seville
Wednesday, February 17, 2016 – The 1st stage in the Ruta del Sol leaves near the Spanish-Portuguese border. At 157 kilometres, the pack races from Almonaster to Sevilla. Which sprinter takes the first leader's jersey in the Ruta del Sol in 2016?
Because this is what seems the most likely scenario: a bunch sprint. In the first 125 kilometres the riders race a rolling roads with twice a 3rd category climb. Then a 15 kilometeres drop takem them to La Campiña before the flat 15 kilometres finale leads into Seville.
Seville saw the last Ruta del Sol finish back in 2014 with Gerald Ciolek taking the flowers.
Last year, it was Pim Ligthart winning the 1st stage in the Ruta del Sol. After a late attack the Dutchman managed to hold off the chasing group by 2 seconds.
Race results/race report stage 1, Ruta del Sol 2016.
Ruta del Sol 2016 stage 1: Route maps, height profiles, and more
Click on the images to zoom.
Watch the highlights of recent races here:
Related articles Favourites - Ruta del Sol 2016 Overview - Ruta del Sol 2016 Alejandro Valverde wins stage 5 and GC, Van Garderen 2nd, Mollema 3rd - Ruta del Sol 2016 Van Garderen bests Kelderman by 2 seconds in ITT and new leader - Ruta del Sol 2016 Sprint victory Gatto in stage 3, Ben Swift new leader - Ruta del Sol 2016 Bouhanni to take stage 2 and GC lead - Ruta del Sol 2016 Route stage 2: Palomares del Río - Córdoba - Ruta del Sol 2016 Route stage 3: Monachil – El Padul - Ruta del Sol 2016 Route stage 4: ITT in Alhaurin de la Torre - Ruta del Sol 2016 Route stage 5: San Roque – Peñas Blancas - Ruta del Sol 2016 More articles
Tour de Suisse 2018 Stage 9: Stefan Küng powers to ITT victory, while Richie Porte wins the GC
Tour de Suisse 2018: The Route
Tour de Suisse 2018: Riders
Tour de Suisse: Recent Winners
Tour de France 2018: The Route
Tour de France 2018: Riders
Tour de France 2018: GC Favourites
Tour de France 2018 Route stage 1: Noirmoutier-en-l’Île – Fontenay-le-Comte
Giro Rosa 2018: The Route
La Course 2018: The Route
Critérium du Dauphiné: Recent winners
Vuelta 2018: The Route
Vuelta 2018: Riders
World Cycling Championships 2018 Innsbruck, Austria: Route ITT – women
World Cycling Championships 2018 Innsbruck, Austria: Route road race – women
Cycling Calendar 2018
Quick Results Service
Like our Facebook page and stay on top of all pro-race information!