2012 Volta a Portugal

2012 Volta a Portugal
2012 UCI Europe Tour
Race details
Dates August 15–26
Stages 10 + Prologue
Winner  David Blanco (ESP) (Efapel-Glassdrive)
Second  Hugo Sabido (POR) (LA-Antarte)
Third  Rui Sousa (POR) (Efapel-Glassdrive)

Points  Reinardt Janse van Rensburg (RSA) (MTN–Qhubeka)
Mountains  Rui Sousa (POR) (Efapel-Glassdrive)
Youth  David de la Cruz (ESP) (Caja Rural)

The 2012 Volta a Portugal is a men's road bicycle race held from 15 to 26 August 2012. It is the 74th edition of the men's stage race to be held, which was established in 1927. A part of the 2012 UCI Europe Tour, it is rated as a 2.1 event.[1]


Stage Route Distance Date Winner
Prologue Castelo Branco > Castelo Branco 2.2 km August 15  Reinardt Janse van Rensburg (RSA)
1 Termas de Monfortinho > Oliveira do Hospital 200.8 km August 16  Jay Thomson (RSA)
2 Oliveira do Bairro > Trofa 191.5 km August 17  Francesco Lasca (ITA)
3 Vila Nova de Cerveira > Fafe 176.1 km August 18  César Fonte (POR)
4 Viana do Castelo > Mondim de Basto 151.9 km August 19  Rui Sousa (POR)
5 Armamar > Oliveira de Azeméis 176.9 km August 20  Sérgio Ribeiro (POR)
6 Aveiro > Viseu 184.1 km August 21  Jason McCartney (USA)
7 Gouveia > Sabugal 185.3 km August 23  Kai Reus (NED)
8 Guarda > Torre 154.9 km August 24  David Blanco (ESP)
9 ITT Pedrogão > Leiria 32.6 km August 25  Alejandro Marque (ESP)
10 Sintra > Lisboa 149.5 km August 26  Reinardt Janse van Rensburg (RSA)

Participating Teams

In total, 17 teams are set to compete.

Classification leadership

Stage Winner General classification

Classificação Geral Individual
Points classification

Classificação dos Pontos
Mountains classification

Classificação da Montanha
Young rider classification

Classificação da Juventude
Team classification
Classificação por Equipas
Prologue Reinardt Janse van Rensburg Reinardt Janse van Rensburg Reinardt Janse van Rensburg Non-attribué Reinardt Janse van Rensburg LA-Antarte
1 Jay Thomson Jay Thomson Jay Robert Thomson Jay Thomson José Gonçalves Unitedhealthcare
2 Francesco Lasca Hugo Sabido
3 Cesar Fonte
4 Rui Sousa Hugo Sabido David de la Cruz Efapel-Glassdrive
5 Sergio Ribeiro Reinardt Janse van Rensburg Rui Sousa
6 Jason McCartney
7 Kai Reus
8 David Blanco David Blanco Sergio Ribeiro
9 Alejandro Marque Reinardt Janse van Rensburg
10 Reinardt Janse van Rensburg
Final Classification David Blanco Reinardt Janse van Rensburg Rui Sousa David de la Cruz Efapel-Glassdrive


External links

Official website

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