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As host for the 2016 Olympic Games, Rio de Janiero is a city with a sporting purpose and in its second year, the Tour do Rio is growing in importance on the world cycling stage.
In 2011, the Tour do Rio will be raced over five days and 808.5 kilometres with teams from all world participating. Brazil will be represented by 11 teams, seven from Sao Paulo, two from Rio de Janeiro, while Curitiba and Belem have one team each. Team TBank Skechers make the relatively short trip from Chile, while also in attendance will be Under 23 squad Rossato – Trevigiana (Italy), Jamis Sutter Home (USA), MMR Bikes (Spain), Team Rwanda, and Team Petroli Firenze (Italy).
Tour do Rio 2011
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