About the Pro Race
Tour des Fjords 2017 has five exciting stages, spanning the counties of Sogn and Fjordane, Hordaland and Rogaland. Get ready for beauty and excitement!
Tour des Fjords is an international stage race (UCI category 2.1) and takes place for the fifth time in 2017. The race starts on May 24 in Balestrand and ends five days later on May 28 in Stavanger. Tour des Fjords 2017 has five exciting stages, spanning the counties of Sogn and Fjordane, Hordaland and Rogaland.
There will be a real party atmosphere in Sogn and Fjordane when the riders set off from Balestrand, all competing to be the first across the line in Forde. The race will stay in the county on the second day, with the riders starting in Brekke in Gulen and finishing in Norheimsund. Then, on day three, the riders will start out from beautiful Odda, where last year's race finished. Spectators can expect to party with the locals in Odda, with a festival atmosphere complete with music lined up to provide a magical touch to the day.
Both the Pro Race and the Classic Race sportive will start in Stavanger on the Saturday, before finishing in the centre of Sandnes the same day. Sunday's start is from Hinna Park, with the riders following a route that will eventually lead them to the finish line, amongst a sea of people, in the city centre in the afternoon.
This year's Tour des Fjords will be exciting for both riders, cycling enthusiasts and spectators - don't miss it!
Stage 1: Balestrand – Førde (189,9 km)
Stage 2: Gulen – Norheimsund (185,1 km)
Stage 3: Odda – Kopervik (180,2 km)
Stage 4: Stavanger – Sandnes (162,4 km)
Stage 5: Hinna Park – Stavanger (163 km)
TV schedule TV2
Stage 1: Wednesday 24/5 15:30 – 18:30
Stage 2: Thursday 25/5 15:30 – 18:30
Stage 3: Friday 26/5 15:30 – 18:30
Stage 4: Saturday 27/5 13:30 – 18:30
Stage 5: Sunday 28/5 11:30 – 16:30
2016: Alexander Kristoff (NOR/Katusha)
2015: Marco Haller (AUT/Katusha)
2014: Alexander Kristoff (NOR/Katusha)
2013: Sergey Chernetskiy (RUS/Katusha)
Countries: Norway 2, Austria 1, Russia 1