PARIS, Feb 10, 2012 (AFP) – China will host a new round of cycling’s
WorldTour series, the Tour of Hangzhou, at the end of the season, world
governing body UCI announced on Friday.
The five-stage race will take place from Oct 17-21 in the city of 8.7
million people, which is close to Shanghai, and will follow the Tour of
Beijing which has already been penciled in for Oct 10-14.
The Tour of Hangzhou will be the fifth round of the WorldTour to be staged
outside of Europe — the others are the Tour of Beijing, the Tour Down Under
and the Quebec and Montreal races in Canada.