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The 33rd Vuelta a Cuba cycling on a 1,797 kilometer course in 13 stages from February
The competition will include six foreign racing teams, said Jose Pelaez, president of the Cuban Cycling Federation. Cuba will field its national team and several other squads.

The visiting teams set to participate include the national teams of Venezuela and the Dominican Republic, the Mexican racers Continental Tecos and Continental Canels, Pertnina Putj from Slovenia and the Volvo squad from Germany.

The Spanish cycling team, Coprusa Burgos, decided not to participate in the 33rd Vuelta a Cuba as previously announced, reports Granma daily.

The Vuelta de Cuba is the most important event for the long distance Cuban cyclists after the recently concluded Vuelta de Tachira in Venezuela, dominated by Venezuelan cyclist Manuel Medina, who won four of the 13 stages of the Andean tour.


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