The figures of La Vuelta 2020

The organization wanted to share some curiosities about the 75th edition of the race, which starts this Tuesday in Irún and will end on November 8 in Madrid.


There is one day left before the last of the three great tours of this atypical 2020 season starts: La Vuelta, which will start this Tuesday from Irún to conclude on November 8 in Madrid if there is no unforeseen event.

Before the start of the race, La Vuelta wanted to share several figures and curiosities about the 75th edition of the race. We review some of them below:

490 people will go with the teams: this is the number of assistants who accompany the 22 teams and 176 runners who will start.3333 332,896.8 kilometers of route: This is the total mileage of La Vuelta, which will run through 2 countries, 18 provinces and 450 municipalities.

5 high mountain stages: The route also includes 8 medium mountain stages, 4 flat ones and an individual time trial. 47 scoring ports will be promoted, the Tourmalet, with an altitude of 2,115, being the Alberto Fernández Summit (the highest point of the route) of this edition.

237 inhabitants in the least populated municipality: The Municipality of Sequeros, with 237 inhabitants, is the least populated municipality that welcomes a departure or goal of La Vuelta 2020.

3,333,338,000 Police and Civil Guard officers mobilized: Of these, 140 civil guards, 80 national police officers and 60 motorized civil guards will accompany the race in all stages.

An Anti-COVID-19 medical unit: It is the great novelty in the medical deployment of La Vuelta, where there will also be 20 members in the medical team, 5 ambulances, 4 medical cars and a field hospital in the mountain passes.

3,333,335,700 accredited: Among the organization, cyclist assistants and the media, this is the number of people that make up the 'bubble' of the Vuelta, who will also have 850 vehicles and will stay in 400 hotels.

400 tons of material moved by the Post Office: This material includes 7,400 meters of rigid billboards at the start and finish line, 4,000 meters of billboards, 1,400 high billboards between start and finish and 250 advertising kakemonos. In addition, the task of assembling the goal of each stage is around 5 hours.

66% of the spectators are men: The equality of the public is approaching as there are 34% of spectators who are women. 46% of the fans who attend the race do so in families and the groups usually consist of 3-4 people.

The Vuelta will be seen in 190 countries: There will be 17 official broadcasts of the race that will broadcast more than 70 hours live. More than 1.67 million people per stage have followed the race on television in Spain.

3,333,331,130 accredited journalists: 91 of them are photographers, 398 press writers, 423 radio and TV writers and 169 members of the RTVE operation.

8.9 million visits to The official website of the race registered 46 million page views with 3.1 million unique visitors on a website that can be followed in three languages. In addition, the official APP already has 250,000 downloads and La Vuelta has 1,050,000 followers on its social networks spread over Facebook (375,000), Twitter (378,000) and Instagram (278,000) .

13 official sponsors: Carrefour is the great sponsor of La Vuelta while Cofidis, Loterías y Apuestas del Estado, Skoda, Fenie Energía, Correos and Continental will also be official sponsors of the race. There will also be two official televisions, an official travel agency, an online store, 2 official media (AS among them) and Movistar as a communications partner.

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