Estepona to host 8th stage finale for the Vuelta a España 2013

Estepona to host 8th stage finale for the Vuelta a España 2013

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Vuelta a España

There is big news for local cycling fans as it has been announced that the eighth stage of this year’s Vuelta a España will climax at the summit of the Peñas Blancas just above Estepona.

The Vuelta a España, Spain’s top cycling race and one of the big three Grand Tours along with the Tour de France and Giro d’Italia and was first run in 1935.

Estepona’s Mayor, José María García Urbano, pointed out the importance of this event as an opportunity to promote Estepona to a global television audience as well as the financial benefit from some 2,000 participants and support crew, etc.

The race begins in Pontevedra on August 24, finishing in Madrid on September 15, with the 8th stage starting in Jerez and finishing in Estepona on August 31