Tour De Timor
Place: Dili & Districts
The race will promote national pride, embed positive partnerships between national institutions and continue to raise the profile of Timor-Leste as a beautiful and peaceful place for tourism and investment. This year's event will consolidate the successes utilise knowledge and experience acquired to host a truly dynamic and professional race.
National Cycling Squad The national training squad will be continued and, resources permitting,expanded. The Squad aims to identify new cycling talent in Timor-Leste and raise the personal best times of returning riders. The program will also seek further international competition opportunities for the country's emerging elite riders.Integrated tourism This year's event seeks to better promote local travel and tourism opportunities for riders before, during and after the competition, in order to showcase the country's natural, historical and cultural features and capitalize on the economic opportunities. Part may also involve assisting communities identify, market and showcase their local attractions. It will also better integrate tourism promotion & management into website, marketing and program.
Participants: 350-400 riders
Locations: Start/Finish in Dili
5 overnight stays in district centers