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Padang - Tour de Singkarak 2014 will be held on 7-15 Juni 2014. This year competition will be longer and bigger than the previous years.

According to Deputy Tourism and Creative Economy Minister Sapta Nirwandar, this year the Tour will cover 1,250 kilometers in 18 out of 19 regencies and cities in West Sumatra.

There will be a total of Rp 1.3 billion (US$114,423) in prize money, an increase of Rp 100 million from last year, up for grabs in the nine-stage event.

When the Tour first started in 2009, it only covered 462 km but was increased to 854 km in 2012 and 1,058.5 km in 2013, by which time it boasted seven stages, which passed through 17 out of 19 regencies and cities in the province.

Currently, the 2014 Tour de Singkarak will see 20 professional continental teams and four national teams, but we are still waiting for confirmation from some of the teams, said Sapta.

Currently, the 2014 Tour de Singkarak will see 20 professional continental teams and four national teams, but we are still waiting for confirmation from some of the teams, said Sapta.

The confirmed teams are Neri Sottoli (Italy), Avanti Racing Team (Australia), China Huasen Cycling Team (China), OCBC Singapore Pro Cycling Team (Singapura), Pishgaman Yazd (Iran), Team 7 Eleven Road Bike (Philippines), Mongolian Cycling Federation (Mongolia) and Team Budget Forklifts (Australia).

The following is the complete schedule of Tour de Singkarak 2014:


- Stage I - 7 June 2014 - Padang Pariaman - Pariaman | 98.5 Km
- Stage II - 8 June 2014 - Pasaman - Pasaman Barat | 123.5 Km
- Stage III - 9 June 2014 - 50 Kota - Tanah Datar | 100 Km
- Stage IV - 10 June 2014 - Bukittinggi - Agam | 165 Km
- Stage V - 11 June 2014 - Payakumbuh, Solok | 102 Km
- Stage VI - 12 June 2014 - Padang Panjang - Solok City | 111 Km
- Stage VII - 13 June 2014 - Sijunjung - Dharmasraya | 167.5 Km
- Stage VIII - 14 June 2014 - Sawahlunto - Solok Selatan | 167 km
- Stage IX - 15 June 2014 - Pesisir Selatan - Padang City | 120.5 km

 

 
             
 
       
   

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