Benidorm will be the sart of La Vuelta 2019 second stage
Benidorm will host the start of the second stage of La Vuelta 2019, which will take place from August 24 to September 15. This was revealed last night during the presentation of La Vuelta 2019 that was held at the ADDA Auditorium in Alicante and attended by the mayor, Toni Pérez; the Councilor for Sports, Arturo Cabrillo; and the president of the hotel management Hosbec, Toni Mayor. This second stage will run on August 25 and after marching through the streets of Benidorm will travel inside of the regions of Marina Baixa, l'Alcoià, El Comtat and Marina Alta until reaching Calpe. In total 193 kilometers on winding terrain, with two ports of 2nd category and one of 3rd.
The mayor, Toni Pérez, pointed out that "for the city it is a pleasure to repeat the experience we already had in 2016 when we welcomed the start of the penultimate stage of the race, which was decisive for the final classification of La Vuelta". Perez has stressed that "without a doubt, being a city of departure gives us the opportunity to project the image of Benidorm to hundreds of countries through the international teledeporte broadcast, which will broadcast live the whole stage."
The mayor has been convinced that "next August 25, once again, neighbors and visitors will be enthusiastically launched to the street to accompany and encourage the runners, thus demonstrating the strong link between Benidorm and La Vuelta "
In the coming months, responsible and technicians of Benidorm City Council and the organization of La Vuelta Ciclista will design the route that the test will follow throughout the city.