The Tour of Guangxi is the final UCI World Tour race of the season and also Team Dimension Data for Qhubeka’s final race of the 2019 cycling season. The Chinese event starts on Thursday 17 October, ending Tuesday 22 October.
The Gree-Tour of Guangxi will take place over 6 road stages, with options for most rider types over the course of the race. Starting with 2 sprint stages, there are then 4 stages for the punchy-climber type riders, with stage 4 ending with a short and steep summit finish.
Team Dimension Data for Qhubeka will have a strong South African contingent on the start line as Louis Meintjes leads the team, with countrymen Jay Thomson, Jacques Janse van Rensburg, Stefan de Bod and Nic Dlamini also starting.
To complete our team, Enrico Gasparotto and the Gino Mader will also make the trip over to China.