2017 Tour Down Under

Simon Gerrans celebrates winning the 2014 Road Nationals

The 2017 Tour Down Under will be spread across six unique stages, each throwing up different challenges for the riders. The race will run from January 17 to 22.

The overall winner of the 2016 Tour Down Under was Australian Simon Gerrans from team Orica-GreenEDGE. Richie Porte (BMC Racing) came in second while Colombian Sergio Henao of Team Sky rounded out the top three.

Henao also claimed the 2016 mountain honours, while Gerrans doubled up by also taking out the sprinters jersey.

Stage Route Distance Date
People’s Choice Classic Adelaide East End 50.6km Sunday, January 15
Stage 1 Unley to Lyndoch 145km Tuesday, January 17
Stage 2 Stirling to Paracombe 148.5km Wednesday, January 18
Stage 3 Glenelg to Victor Harbor 144km Thursday, January 19
Stage 4 Norwood to Campbelltown 149.5km Friday, January 20
Stage 5 McLaren Vale to Willunga Hill 151.5 km Saturday, January 21
Stage 6 Adelaide 90 km Sunday, January 22

Last updated: 17 February, 2017

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by , 10 Jun 2017

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by , 10 Jun 2017

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by , 9 Jun 2017

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by , 9 Jun 2017

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by , 8 Jun 2017

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by , 7 Jun 2017

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2017 Criterium du Dauphine: Stage 4 preview

2017 Criterium du Dauphine: Stage 4 preview

by , 7 Jun 2017

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by , 6 Jun 2017

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