“Baltic Chain Tour” – AINA – kicks off today in Panevėžys

On Thursday, August 18, the 11th “Baltic Chain Tour” (UCI II) will start in Panevėžys. The “Baltic Chain Tour” has been held since 2011. It is a symbol of 1989. August 23 – Commemoration of the “Baltic Road” in Lithuania, Latvia and Estonia. This year, Lithuania will be represented in two races, the “Voltas Cycling Team” and the “Kaunas Cycling Team”.

A total of 16 teams from 10 countries will start the race: Estonia (3) Germany (3) Lithuania (2) Norway (2) Belgium (1) Denmark (1) Georgia (1) Latvia (1) Netherlands (1) And Sweden (1). The tournament will have four stages: one in Lithuania and Latvia and two in Estonia.

In the first stage (156 km), cyclists will start and end at Panevėžys, Laisvė Square. Start – 11.00 am The first intermediate finish will be at Vabalninka (34.8 km around 11:50 am), the second at Kupiški (61.9 km around 12:25 pm) and the third at Troškūnai (116.3 km around 1:30 pm). ). End – 2:20 pm to 2:50 pm.

The second phase (149 km; Jelgava – Sigulda) will take place on August 19, the third (166.7 km; Tartu – Valga) on August 20 and the fourth (200 km; Kurema – Tallinn). On the 21st of August.


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