January 13-20, 2019, Adelaide , Australia, Road - WorldTour

The 2019 Santos Tour Down Under will once again kick off the WorldTour season in Australia. The racing will begin with the People's Choice Classic on January 13 and the peloton will move straight into the stage race held from January 15 to 20 in and around Adelaide.

The climb of Willunga Hill will feature as the climax to the 2019 Tour Down Under, as the Australian UCI WorldTour event eschews its final 'Champs-Elysées-like' processional stage in favour of a 'queen stage' that should keep things exciting right to the very end.


2019 Tour Down Under route:

Sunday 13 January 2019, People's Choice Classic: East End Circuit, 51km

Tuesday 15 January 2019, Stage 1: North Adelaide to Port Adelaide, 132.4km

Wednesday 16 January 2019, Stage 2: Norwood to Angaston, 149km

Thursday 17 January 2019, Stage 3: Lobethal to Uraidla, 146.2km

Friday 18 January 2019, Stage 4: Unley to Campbelltown, 129.2km

Saturday 19 January 2019, Stage 5: Glenelg to Strathalbyn, 149.5km

Sunday 20 January 2019, Stage 6: McLaren Vale to Willunga Hill, 151.5km


2018 Tour Down Under 

Last year, Daryl Impey (Mitchelton-Scott) won the overall title at the 2018 Santos Tour Down Under. Impey took the overall title from defending champion Richie Porte (BMC Racing), who placed second but with the same overall time. Tom-Jelte Slagter (Dimension Data), another former winner of the race, completed the final overall podium in third.

2018 Tour Down Under - Brief Results

#Rider Name (Country) TeamResult
1Andre Greipel (Ger) Lotto Soudal2:01:19 
2Caleb Ewan (Aus) Mitchelton-Scott  
3Peter Sagan (Svk) Bora-Hansgrohe  
4Phil Bauhaus (Ger) Team Sunweb  
5Elia Viviani (Ita) Quick-Step Floors  
6Steele von Hoff (Aus) UniSA-Australia  
7Simone Consonni (Ita) UAE Team Emirates  
8Mads Pedersen (Den) Trek-Segafredo  
9Carlos Barbero Cuesta (Spa) Movistar Team  
10Mads Würtz Schmidt (Den) Katusha-Alpecin  
Final general classification after stage 6
#Rider Name (Country) TeamResult
1Daryl Impey (RSA) Mitchelton-Scott20:03:34 
2Richie Porte (Aus) BMC Racing Team  
3Tom Jelte Slagter (Ned) Dimension Data0:00:16 
4Diego Ulissi (Ita) UAE Team Emirates0:00:20 
5Dries Devenyns (Bel) Quick-Step Floors  
6Egan Arley Bernal Gomez (Col) Team Sky  
7Gorka Izagirre Insausti (Spa) Bahrain-Merida  
8Luis León Sánchez (Spa) Astana Pro Team0:00:23 
9Ruben Guerreiro (Por) Trek-Segafredo  
10Robert Gesink (Ned) LottoNL-Jumbo0:00:24 


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People's Choice Classic

51km Adelaide - Adelaide

    Stage 1

    132.4km North Adelaide - Port Adelaide

      Stage 2

      149km Norwood - Angaston

        Stage 3

        146.2km Lobethal - Uraidla

          Stage 4

          129.2km Unley - Campbelltown

            Stage 5

            149.5km Glenelg - Strathalbyn

              Stage 6

              151.5km McLaren Vale - Willunga Hil
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