Tour Femenino de San Luis 2016
The Tour Femenino de San Luis will embark on its third edition in 2016. The event was classed as a UCI 2.2 elite women's race in 2014 and 2015 but has moved up to a UCI 2.1 event. The race is set to take place from January 10-15 in and around the city of San Luis in Argentina.
The men's UCI 2.1 Tour de San Luis will be held directly following the women's race from January 18-24.
The Tour Femenino de San Luis will showcase a strong field including defending champion Janildes Fernandes Silva, who will again be supported by a strong team from Brazil. The field will also include American UCI teams UnitedHealthcare, that won three stages in 2015, and Tibco-SVB that won one stage. Italy-based UCI team Ale Cipollini will also be on the start line. To view the provisional start list, please click here.
The inaugural edition of the women's race in 2014 was won by Alison Powers from the USA. The second edition of the race, in 2015, saw Janildes Fernandes Silva (Brazil) win the overall title by eight seconds ahead of Lauren Stephens (Tibco-SVB) and 26 seconds ahead of Ana Paula Polegatch (Brazil).
Tour Femenino de San Luis 201610 January 2016 - 15 January 2016 | San Luis, Argentina | 2.1 WE