Two summit finishes and time trial to shape 2021 UAE Tour

Adam Yates (Mitchelton-Scott) is crowned the overall winner at the shortened 2020 UAE Tour
(Image credit: Getty Images Sport)

Summit finishes at Jebel Hafeet and Jebel Jais, combined with a 13km individual time trial, will define the fight for overall victory at the UAE Tour in February, with plenty of incentive for sprinters to make the trip to the Middle East, too. 

The route for the first race on the 2021 WorldTour calendar, taking place across five of the seven United Arab Emirates from February 21-27, was unveiled on Wednesday morning. 

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Patrick Fletcher

Patrick is an NCTJ-trained journalist, and former deputy editor of Cyclingnews, who has seven years’ experience covering professional cycling. He has a modern languages degree from Durham University and has been able to put it to some use in what is a multi-lingual sport, with a particular focus on French and Spanish-speaking riders. Away from cycling, Patrick spends most of his time playing or watching other forms of sport - football, tennis, trail running, darts, to name a few, but he draws the line at rugby.