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THE INAUGURAL ABU DHABI TOUR IN NUMBERS

Abu Dhabi, 12 October 2015 – An unforgettable Abu Dhabi Tour has just ended. Here’s the story of the inaugural edition, in numbers:
  • 1 – the very first edition of Abu Dhabi Tour
  • 4 – stages
  • 5 – continents represented 
  • 40.839 – km/h average speed 
  • 41 – press releases since the launch in March
  • 50 – trucks in the whole event
  • 95 – riders at the finish
  • 107 – riders at the start
  • 161 – vehicles in total including cars, vans and team cars
  • 169 – countries providing TV coverage
  • 540.5 – total racing km
  • 600 – people on the rooming list (food, beverages, accommodation)
  • 1,500 – accreditations printed
  • 5,000 – kg of ice provided for teams
  • 10,000 – photos taken by the official photographers
  • 10,500 – kg of cargo sent from Italy 
  • 15,000 – Abu Dhabi Tour Facebook fans 
  • 25,000 – water bottles for the whole staff, including riders
  • 38,000 – Unique Users per day - abudhabitour.com
  • 188,000 – Page Views per day - abudhabitour.com 
#RideToAbuDhabi
The Abu Dhabi Tour, organised by the Abu Dhabi Sports Council in collaboration with RCS Sport (8-11 October) consisted of four stages covering a total of 555km; three stages were won by the sprinters, while the remaining stage, with an uphill finish on a 10.8km climb with gradients touching 12%, decided the final GC. 
#UCICyclingGala
On the evening of the last stage, the Tour had the honour of hosting the very first UCI Cycling Gala awards ceremony. This unique event celebrated the end of the UCI professional road cycling season with its stakeholders in Abu Dhabi.

PHOTO CREDIT: ANSA / CARCONI - PERI

Links: Abu Dhabi Tour downloads site for all content

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Manolo Bertocchi

 
RCS Sport Cycling Press Office
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