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Sporting stakes / rules

What is there to win?

The rules are the bible for a sporting competition. Through their balance and subtleties, they must ensure equality, motivate the riders and help spectators and viewers to understand the event. Here is an outline of the main points in the rules.

Download the rules (pdf, 22 pages, 3.0 Mo)

What is at stake?

  • Individual general classification

    Jersey for the rider that occupies first place in the general classification in accordance with the times obtained for each stage.
    The individual general classification has been sponsored by Carrefour.

  • Points general classification

    Jersey for the rider that occupies first place in the points classification in accordance with the position obtained in each of the completed stages. Riders will accumulate points depending on their positions at the end of each stage, as well as during intermediate sprints.
    The points general classification has been sponsored by Škoda.

  • King of the mountain classification

    Jersey for the rider that occupies first place in the King of the Mountain classification in accordance with the points he has accumulated at each pointaccruing mountain pass.
    The king of the mountain classification has been sponsored by Loterías y Apuestas del Estado

  • Combined general classification

    JJersey for the rider that occupies first place in the combined classification. It reflects the rider’s consistency by taking into account the positions obtained in each of the three classifications.
    The combined general classification has been sponsored by Fertiberia.

  • Team classification

    This award is obtained by adding each team’s three best individual times in each of the completed stages. The winning team is the one with the lowest time.
    The team classification has been sponsored by Dachser.

  • Stage winner

    Award for the rider who crosses the finish-line in first place.
    The stage classification has been sponsored by Cofidis.

  • Combativity award

    Award for the rider who, according to TV viewers, has put up the best fight during each stage.
    The most combative rider prize has been sponsored by Feníe Energía.

  • Young rider award

    Awarded to the youngest rider of the general classification at the end of each stage. That award is for the riders that are born after the 1st of January 1992.
    The Young rider award has been sponsored by AS.

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