The tour is broadcast live by the European sports network Eurosport. Among others, it's attended by the cycling world heavyweights including Mark Cavendish and Rafał Majka. The local Slovenian favorite is Jan Polanc.
Its second stage starts Friday 16 June in Ljubljana. The race will commence at 10:55 in front of the Tivoli sports hall. Cyclists will make 170 kilometres across the Central Slovenia region. Finishing line is set on Slovenska cesta street near Kongresni trg where things will start happening at around 15:00.
Tour of Slovenia - stages:
- 15 June: Koper-Kočevje (159.4 km)
- 16 June: Around Ljubljana (169.9 km)
- 17 June: Celje-Rogla (167.7 km)
- 18 June: Rogaška Slatina-Novo mesto (160 km)
Tour of Slovenia is embraced by green, which is the natural colour as well as the mindset of Slovenia. In the green spirit, the race's motto this year is #fightforgreen so follow this social media hashtag to check the latest developments.
Visit the Tour of Slovenia official website for more information.