Looking forward to next year after a spectacular edition 2021
The 81st edition of the Škoda Tour Luxembourg was a spectacular one. From the 14th to the 18th of September, many of the worlds best riders battled it out on the five hilly stages through the Grand-Duchy. Marc Hirschi and Joao Almeida put on a show, taking stage victories and fighting for the overall win until the end. Almeida finally won the yellow jersey. In front
Almeida secures the final victory
The last stage of the 81st SkodaTour Luxembourg presented many challenges. On the hilly course of 183,7 km between Mersch and Luxembourg City, four categorized climbs had to be tackled. The breakaway group was formed by Benjamin King (Rallye), Otto Vergaerde (Alpecin), Morten Hulgaard (Uno-X Pro) and Kenny Molly (Bingoal). They took a lead of more than six minutes, but in the end, they had no
Perfect day for Deceuninck-Quick Step
During the fourth stage of the SkodaTour Luxembourg, the riders had to compete in a 25,4 km individual time-trial, which started and finished in the heart of Dudelange. It was obvious that this time-trial would probably be decisive in the battle for the overall victory. The profile was far from flat, the 1,5 km climb of the Poteau de Kayl presented a real challenge. Mattia Cattaneo (Deceuninck)
An emotional victory for Modolo
With 189,3 km, the third stage on Thursday between Mondorf-les-Bains and Mamer was the longest of the 81st edition of the SkodaTour Luxembourg. Six riders broke away from the peloton: The Luxembourger Alex Kirsch (Trek) was accompanied by Ben O'Connor (Ag2r), Kenneth van Rooy (Sport Vlaanderen), Philipp Walsleben (Alpecin), Ceriel Desal (Bingoal) and Jasper de Buyst (Lotto-Soudal). Desal, however, was dropped with 55 km to go. In
Hirschi takes the stage and is the new GC leader
On Wednesday, the second stage of the SkodaTour Luxembourg took place, marking the queen stage over a distance of 186,1 km and no less than seven categorized climbs. On the last 50 kilometres, the Côte d'Eschdorf had to be tackled three times. The finish line was located 800 m behind the last climb, where Marc Hirschi (UAE Emirates) won the race, 8 seconds ahead of
Almeida wins the first stage of the SkodaTour Luxembourg and puts himself in a good position
The 81st edition of the SkodaTour Luxembourg started on Tuesday with the first stage over 140 km, which started in Luxembourg-Kirchberg and also ended there. Six riders formed the breakaway group of the day: Jack Bauer (BikeExchange), Sebastian Schönberger (B&B Hotels), Kenny Molly (Bingoal), Angel Fuentes Paniego (Burgos), Evaldas Siskevicius (Delko) and Emerson Oronte (Rally). They had a lead of almost four minutes over the
The Škoda Tour LuXembourg starts today.
Today at 12:30pm, the start of the 81st edition of the Škoda Tour LuXembourg will take place from the National Sports and Cultural Centre (La Coque). On the program for this first day of racing: a 140 km loop that will crisscross through the north of the capital. Before reaching the finish line which will be on Boulevard Konrad Adenauer at the level of the
Škoda Tour LuXembourg 2021 – Where to follow the race?
Watch the race live on RTL, Eurosport, GCN, L’Équipe TV, SuperSport, Sky Sport and Claro Sport The 2021 edition of the Škoda Tour LuXembourg will be broadcasted in 202 countries. In Luxembourg the final two hours of all the stages can be viewed live on RTL and rtl.lu. An international live transmission will also be provided by Eurosport (Europe) and GCN (World Wide), L’Équipe TV in France, Sky Sport in New Zealand, Claro Sport in Latin America and SuperSport in Sub-Saharan Africa.
The return of Jungels and bidding farewell to Gastauer
Spotlight on Luxembourgish riders If Bob Jungels will mark his return to the peloton on September 14, the 81st edition of the Škoda Tour de Luxembourg will also mark the end of Ben Gastauer's career. 93 days after a 19th place at the Tour de Suisse and after recovering from an iliac artery endofibrosis operation Bob Jungels is about to rediscover the scent of competition. Winner of
Ulissi will not defend his title, Herrada back at the Škoda Tour LuXembourg
Spotlight on the headliners of the 2021 edition, will see the presence of the Spaniard Jesus Herrada, winner of the event in 2019. Winner in 2020, Diego Ulissi will not defend his title. Despite the Italian’s absence, the UAE roster presents itself with some quality riders, starting with the experienced David de la Cruz. At 32, the Spaniard remains in a very good 7th place at the Vuelta. He will