2012 Tour of the Basque Country

The 52nd Basque Country Tour ( officially: Vuelta al País Vasco ) was held to 7 April 2012 from 2. The cycling stage race is part of the UCI World Tour 2012 and was discharged in six stages. The total distance was 855.6 km. With his victory in the final time trial was won by Spaniard Samuel Sánchez, who had worn the jersey of overall leader already for a day on the fourth stage, the round trip. Joaquim Rodríguez Bauke Mollema and vervollstandigten the podium.


Eligible were the 18 ProTeam. In addition, the organizers invited the two Professional Continental teams utensil Named North of Ireland and as in the previous Caja Rural Spain from a.

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The route map was presented on March 15, 2012 in Bilbao.

List of stages

Spain Samuel Sánchez ( EUS)

Stage 1, Güeñes - Güeñes

Stage 2, Güeñes - Vitoria- Gasteiz

Stage 3, Vitoria- Gasteiz - Eibar - Arrate

Stage 4, Eibar - advice Ibardin

Stage 5, advice Ibardin - Oñate

6th stage, Oñate - Oñate

Shirts during the race