UCI Announces 2013 WorldTour calendar

The UCI unveils the 2013 WorldTour calendar, including the Tour of Hangzhou

The UCI announced today the 2013 WorldTour calendar. The UCI WorldTour encompasses the three grand tours and major classics, as well as the world’s most important weeklong stage races and one-day races. This year sees the Tour de France start at the end of June, while the Tour of Hangzhou, which was cancelled in 2012, is reinstated for the 2013 season. As in 2012, the season begins in January with the Tour Down Under, and ends in October with the Tour of Beijing.

2013 WorldTour calendar

Tour Down Under (Australia), January 22-27
Paris-Nice (France), March 3-10
Tirreno-Adriatico (Italy), March 6-12
Milan-San Remo (Italy), March 16
Volta Ciclista a Catalunya (Spain), March 18-24
E3 Prijs Vlaanderen-Harelbeke (Belgium), March 22
Ghent-Wevelgem (Belgium), March 24
Tour of Flanders (Belgium), March 31
Vuelta Ciclista al Pais Vasco (Spain), April 1-6
Paris-Roubaix (France), April 7
Amstel Gold Race (Netherlands), April 14
La Flèche Wallonne (Belgium), April 17
Liège-Bastogne-Liège (Belgium), April 21
Tour de Romandie (Switzerland), April 23-28
Giro d’Italia (Italy), May 4-26
Critérium du Dauphiné (France), June 2-9
Tour de Suisse (Switzerland), June 8-16
Tour de France (France), June 29-July 21
Clasica Ciclista San Sebastian (Spain), July 27
Tour de Pologne (Poland), July 27-August 3
Eneco Tour (Italy), August 12-18
Vuelta a España (Spain), August 24-September 15
Vattenfall Cyclassics (Germany), August 25
GP Ouest France-Plouay (France), September 1
Grand Prix Cycliste de Québec (Canada), September 13
Grand Prix Cycliste de Montréal (Canada), September 15
Giro di Lombardia (Italy), October 5
Tour of Hangzhou (China), October 9-13
Tour of Beijing (China), October 16-20