Here you will find all relevant information regarding the implementation of the UCI-race.
Ladies Tour of Norway 2015 will be officially opened by a kick-off party Wednesday the 6th. of May!
It starts with a spectacular fashion show in cooperation with Tista Senter, where our great race ambassadors and several of Halden’s male top athletes will be models on the catwalk. As a part of this show, the boys will also attending the audition for “podium boys of the year”. A presentation of the candidates for the podium boys will be published at our website Wednesday the 29th. of April.
The arrangement will so move on to our cooperation hotel Thon Hotel Halden, where the kick-off party will be helt with an exciting program for the general public and special invited guests.
We hope as many as possible of you will join us at this party, and you will find a complete invitation and program here.
See you the 6th. of May!
In connection with Ladies Tour of Norway 2014 in Halden in August, there was taken a lot of pictures by international pressmen. One of these pictures is now nominated to the «Zilveren Camera» of the year in the category Sport Enkel in The Netherlands.
The «Zilveren Camera» is the absolutely biggest photo competition in The Netherland. There are 3 nominees in the category, and it is quite fun that a photo from the pedestrian bridge in Halden is nominated together with a picture of The Netherland’s Robbie van Persie when he scores a goal against Spain in the World Cup in Brazil in 2014:)
Anton Vos’ picture of his sister Marianne Vos on the pedestrian bridge in Halden has also already won several competitions in The Netherland this new year.
For further information about the competition, please see the link below:
The world’s most famous female cyclists are coming to Halden also in 2015. After a formidable suscess the first year, there will be a new cycling party in Halden from 14th. to 16th. of August 2015.
Here you will find the first press release regarding Ladies Tour of Norway 2015.
It has been a wonderful cycling weekend in Halden, and we are overwhelmed of all the positive feedback from the teams, the athletes, UCI, the general public, our partners and the media, included the international press.
“Everybody” is talking about LToN, and little Halden is suddenly been a “talk of the town” in the international cycling world.
We thank you all for a fantastic weekend, and wish you all welcome back to a new cycling party next year!
Below you will find some links to pictures from both the UCI-, children and touring race, and also misc. national and international press clip.
Pictures taken by Eventofotgrafene:
Misc. press clip:
The Fredriksten Fortress made a beautiful surrounding of start and finish area of the second and last stage of Ladies Tour of Norway. 105 km of hilly terrain, 3 technical local laps, rain and hilly course made the race hard. It was several breakaway attempts during the first 70km and at that point the big favorites made the final jump and got away.
The strong Rabo-Live team had 4 riders represented in the breakaway with Marianne Vos, Anna Van Der Breggen, Roxanne Knetemann and Katarzyna Niewiadoma. Orcia-AIS had Emma Johansson and Valentina Scandolara. Tiffany Cromwell (Spezialized Lululemon) and Rossella Ratto (Estado De Mexico Faren Honda) did also made the split.
At the last lap Emma Johansson had a small attack but the Rabo-Liv team was strong and kept it controlled. Knetemann had to give a small gap on the last kilometers and it ended in a sprint with 7 riders. The world champion, Marianne Vos, won and her two remaining team mates joined her on the podium. Anna Van Der Breggen won the overall classification in this first edition of Ladies Tour of Norway.
-It was a great stage. It was harder than expected, and the weather condition made it even tougher. The team was so good, so we are really happy now, said Marianne Vos after the win.
– The race have been great. This is definitely a start of something big, and I hope to come back, said Vos.
Complete results her.
Anna Van Der Breggen wins 1st. stage of Ladies Tour of Norway after a strong solo ride in Halden city center. The young Dutch Rabo-Live riders leads also points and climbers classifications.
A 5 man break established after offensive racing in the last climb and Van Der Breggen attacked away from that group.
-It was a really nice and very hard race. With did some attacks and in the end it went out perfect. The win for me is great, and I am also enjoy riding here in Norway, said Van Der Breggen.
Last stage of Ladies Tour of Norway will be held tomorrow Sunday the 17th. of August.
You will find updated results here.