Abu Dhabi, 21 February 2017 – The most star-studded gathering of the cycling season to date began in fitting fashion on Tuesday night, as the riders who will line up at the Abu Dhabi Tour on Thursday were presented and met local dignitaries at a gala dinner in the Yas Viceroy hotel. Click on the link above to access the photo gallery.


Abu Dhabi Tour Media Kit

From the official online pressroom the media can download high-resolution pictures of the 2016 race, the various press conferences, the opening ceremony and the UCI Cycling Gala. In order to download the pictures, just go to (username: press / password: press), select “Scarica contenuti/Download contents” on the top right, choose “2016” from the menu on the left, then “Ciclismo”, and then “Abu Dhabi Tour”. The photos are free of charge for editorial use, as long as both the Abu Dhabi Tour and the photographer’s name is quoted.

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The only WorldTour race in the Middle East and organised by the Abu Dhabi Sports Council in partnership with RCS Sports and Events.