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Tour du Faso 2010

Date range:
October 22-31, 2010

Stages

  1. This enthusiastic Burkina sports fan arrived on his flamboyant motorcycle to cheer for the three Burkina Faso teams.
    Stage 1Friday, October 22 2010
    Location:
    Bousse - Ouahigouya
    Distance:
    129.5km
  2. Youngsters gather water bottles discarded by the race. These containers sell in local markets for 25-50 CFA ( approximately 5-10 US cents).
    Stage 2Saturday, October 23 2010
    Location:
    Yako - Ziniare
    Distance:
    141km
  3. Ivory Coast, Cameroon, Burkina, and Benin were well represented at the back of the race.
    Stage 3Sunday, October 24 2010
    Location:
    Kaya - Dori
    Distance:
    163.5km
  4. Rasmane Ouedraogo was mad to have missed his chance at a stage win
    Stage 4Monday, October 25 2010
    Location:
    Bani - Kaya
    Distance:
    126.7km
  5. Team Reine Blanche has taken control of the 2010 Tour du Faso, holding the yellow jersey and the pink jersey for intermediate sprints.
    Stage 5Tuesday, October 26 2010
    Location:
    Linoghin - Koupela
    Distance:
    98.3km
  6. A Burkina rider wins the first intermediate sprint of Stage 6.
    Stage 6Wednesday, October 27 2010
    Location:
    Kokologo - Boromo
    Distance:
    128.9km
  7. The nine-rider break seemed poised to succeed, gaining over 4 minutes lead.
    Stage 7Thursday, October 28 2010
    Location:
    Boromo - Bobo
    Distance:
    177km
  8. Burkina Faso’s coach talks strategy with Rasmané Ouedraogo prior to Stage 8.
    Stage 8Friday, October 29 2010
    Location:
    Bobo - Pa
    Distance:
    124.8km
  9. Eddie Merckx congratulates Rasmané Ouedraogo for receiving the jersey of Best African Rider.
    Stage 9Saturday, October 30 2010
    Location:
    Boromo - Koudougou
    Distance:
    111.9km
  10. Team Reine Blanche sets tempo as the peloton leaves Korsimoro.
    Stage 10Sunday, October 31 2010
    Location:
    Korsimoro - Ouaga
    Distance:
    115.9km

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