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Fifteen Teams Announced for 2014 Ladies’ Tour of Qatar



                                  
 

Organizers for the Ladies’ Tour of Qatar have announced fifteen teams that are set to take part in this year’s 2104 event.

The women’s four-day race will precede the men’s event – beginning on February 4th. 

Twelve of the fifteen teams are UCI Women’s Teams, which is three more than last year. 
 

Despite it’s lack of topography, the Qatari peninsular constantly challenges riders with extreme heat and consistently high winds – that have been known the decimate the peloton.  

Ladies’ Tour of Qatar (2.1) February 4th – 7th

Teams

Australia
Team Australia
Orica – AIS

Belgium
Lotto Belisol Ladies

China
China Chongming – Giant Pro Cycling

France
Equipe de France

Great Britain
Wiggle Honda Pro Cycling

The Netherlands
Boels Dolmans Cycling Team
Rabo Liv Women Cycling Team
Team Argos – Shimano

Italy
Italian National Team
Astana Bepink
Alé Cipollini Galassia

Norway
Hitec Products

Russia
Rusvelo

United States
Specialized lululemon

Stages

Stage 1, Tuesday 4th February:  Museum of Islamic Art – Mesaieed (97 km)
Stage 2, Wednesday 5th February: Al Zubara Fort – Madinat Al Shamal (112.5 km)
Stage 3, Thursday 6th February: Katara Cultural Village – Al Khor Corniche (93.5 km)
Stage 4, Friday 7th February: Sealine Beach Resort – Doha Corniche (85 km)
 


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