Laboral Kutxa will participate in the Tour de France

The Basque team has been invited by the organization of the French race to participate in the race that will be held between August 12 and 19.

Euskaraz irakuri: Laboral Kutxa taldea Tourrean izango da

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The Laboral Kutxa Team will be present at the Tour de France this year, as the Basque team has received one of the five invitations granted by the organization of the race, as announced by the organization itself.

The race will be held in seven stages between August 12 and 18, starting in the Dutch city from Rotterdam and a final stage arriving at the mythical Alpe d’Huez.

Laboral Kutxa will also compete in the Vuelta a España, in this case between April 28 and May 5.

Two participations in major stage races that, according to the Basque team, “establish the women’s professional structure of the Euskadi Foundation in the calendar and the international peloton of the highest level”.

For Ion Lazkano, sports manager of the Laboral Kutxa-Euskadi Foundation, “being in the Tour de France is the maximum you can aspire to in sport”, since “at the end of the day it is the race par excellence, where everyone wants to be present and where all the focus of media attention is”.



In accordance with UCI regulations, the 15 teams of the UCI Women’s World Teams are included ex officio. These are as follows:

Movistar Team (ESP)

AG Insurance – Soudal Team (BEL)

Canyon//Sram Racing (ALE)

Ceratizit – WNT Pro Cycling Team (ALE)

FDJ-Suez (FRA)

Fenix-Deceuninck (BEL)

Human Powered Health (USA)

Lidl – Trek (USA)

Liv-AlUla-Jayco (AUS)

Roland (SUI)

Team dsm-firmenich PostNL (PSB)

Team SD Worx – Protime (PSB)

Team Visma | Lease a Bike (PSB)


Uno-X Mobility (NOR)

On the other hand, the list is made up of the first two teams in the 2023 Women’s Continental Qualifier, which are Cofidis Women Team (FRA) and Tashkent City Women Professional (UZB).

Finally, the organisers have also presented invitations to 5 teams:

Laboral Kutxa – Euskadi Foundation (EUS)

Arkea – B&B Hotels Women (FRA)

EF Education – Cannondale (USA)

Lotto Dstny Ladies (BEL)

St Michel – Mavic – Auber93 (FRA)

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