While the Cycling Tour de France ended just a few days in the past, a lot of individuals in the Grande Boucle packed their baggage for Tokyo and the Olympic Games. Two occasions are organized between July 24 and 28, for each males and girls: there are street races and time trials. The first occasion of the Olympics is the males’s street race, which is held by Belgian titleholder Greg Van Avermaet. Jakob Fuglsang and Rafal Majka accomplished the podium, leaving Frenchman Julian Alaphilippe at the foot of the podium in 2016 in Rio. The begin of this street cycling race is from Musashinonomori Park, west of Tokyo, with Mount Fuji as a backdrop. The route is 234 km lengthy with a drop of 4,568 meters. Several difficulties await the runners: Doushi Road, Mount Fuji (14 km at 6%) and Mikuni Pass whose ascent is probably going to be decisive. 6.5 km lengthy, Mikuni Pass has a mean gradient of 10.2% with parts reaching 20%. The end is at Fuji Speedway, the place riders like Tadej Pogacar, Wout van Aert and Adam Yates are favorites, and to a lesser extent Remco Evenepoel, David Gaudu and Richard Carapaz. The French crew can depend on Rémi Cavagna, Benoît Cosnefroy, Kenny Elissonde, David Gaudu and Guillaume Martin.
The males’s on-line race broadcast reside by France TV and Eurosport
The 2021 Olympic street cycling occasion is broadcast on Eurosport and France Télévisions on the evening of Friday 23 to Saturday 24 July. To watch the males’s race, get up, as a result of the occasion is broadcast reside at 4am. This on-line race might be watched in clear on France Télévisions, like the complete Tokyo Olympic Games: on France 2, France 3, France 4 and the participant France TV. On subscription, you may as well go for the Eurosport answer. The two teams have deployed a big media machine for the 2021 Olympics. Reporters, specialists and former athletes convey you an immersive expertise of the occasion, with quite a few lives, direct and different experiences.
How to observe cycling reside and on TV for the 2021 Olympics?
Saturday July 24: males’s street race – 234 km
TV channels: France 3 and Eurosport 1 – from 4 a.m. (French time)
Sunday July 25: girls’s street race – 137 km
TV channels: France 3 and Eurosport 1 from 6 a.m. (French time)
Wednesday July 28: girls’s time trial – 22.1 km
TV channels: France 2 and Eurosport Player from 4.30 a.m. (French time)
Wednesday July 28: males’s time trial – 44.2 km
TV channels: France 2, France 3 and Eurosport 1 from 7:00 a.m. (French time)