11 June - 16 June 2019
We have great news for cycling fans, after the very successful and memorable debut among the UCI Category 2.1 races, Hungary’s biggest international cycling event, Tour de Hongrie will be organized next year between 11-16 June 2019. Similar to this year, our race got 2.1 classification from UCI.
The President of the Organizing Committee, Mr. Karoly Eisenkrammer said that they have been thinking a lot about the dates for the race and they chosed June inspite of August as at the end of summer is mostly holiday period for families. (In 2018 TDH was held in the middle of August). LOC has been looking for a suitable date which is completely fits into other, similar races in the region. This will give more opportunities for the highest-ranked, strongest World Tour teams to take part in our event.
The official route of the race is going to be launched soon, organisers have started the discussions with the representatives of the cities.
Just an interesting fact: the date for 2019 TDH was published on UCI website in the early hours of Monday but some teams have already contacted the LOC to announce their intent of participation.
In 2018, after 6 days and 865 km, Italy’s Manuel Belletti won the Tour de Hongrie, in Hungary, by our national sports channel, M4 Sport, there were live broadcasts each day, totally the race could be followed in 195 different countries, so fans all around the world were informed about the happenings day after day.