The 39 th edition of the Argentine competition will have the honor to receive nine international high-level squads. Let’s have a look at these teams!
All the expectations for Vuelta a San Juan 2022 are increasing, as well as for the cycling competition. Season by season, the level is higher and if we talk about teams, the world’s best squads want to compete in San Juan, where everything begins.
Today, in the incredible presentation gala, Vuelta organization introduced the squads that will be participating in this edition.
The most highlighting news is that the upcoming season will have a record in World Tour category teams. A fact without precedents in our province, as well as in many Latin American regions.
In total, there are nine teams that will perform in this great cycling festival. Many of them will have the chance to come back to Argentina, while others will debut in the world capital of passion for cycling.
Now, let’s begin with the squad willing to defend the crown. Yes, we are talking about Deceuninck – Quick-Step from Belgium, the 2020 winner. During that season, our beloved Remco wore the main maillot. What’s most, their attendance is perfect from 2017 till today. We can’t wait to see them!
We also have a great surprise we want to tell you. INEOS-Grenadiers will come to San Juan! The legendary British squad will arrive in the country for the first time.
Israel Start-Up Nation is another team we’ll see again. The Israel squad wishes to continue advancing in international cycling, and we’ll have them here in San Juan once again. They have already competed in Argentina, from 2018 till today. Let’s welcome them!
More news for you! Vuelta will see another debut. We were waiting for this opportunity, but in 2022 this is a fact! San Juan fans will enjoy for the first time Astana – Premier Tech. Kazakhstan’s crew are willing to arrive and give us a show! We’re excited to meet them!
Now, let’s talk about a confirmed presence since Vuelta joined the UCI international calendar. The Spanish squad from Movistar Team will also start its calendar in San Juan. Its first participation was in 2018. Local fans really enjoy this team. It’s a pleasure for us to have them here again!
Another crew coming back to where everything begins is BORA-hansgrohe from Germany. The Teuton bunch is always a candidate to fight in every sprint before the finish lines. We are anxious to see them in Argentina.
Talking about details, it’s time to mention Lotto Soudal. Belgium people will once again be present in San Juan. They have already experienced stage victories in this place, now they’ll go for the main maillot. January 30 is getting closer!
Continuing with the teams coming back to San Juan, let’s keep a few lines for the American Trek – Segafredo. This was the very team that won the competition in 2017 when Vuelta a San Juan joined the international calendar. Bauke Mollema achieved such a great victory back then!
Finally, another of the World Tour teams that will delight this 39 th edition is Cofidis, Solutions Crédits. The French squad debuted here in 2020 and will race in Argentina again. The audience can’t wait to see them in San Juan.
Vuelta a San Juan 2022: the rest of confirmed teams
The coming edition of the Argentine competition will also have the honor to receive great Pro Tour, Continental and National teams. Let’s pay them a look!
Season 2022 of the legendary Vuelta a San Juan will have the pleasure to see and enjoy four Pro Tour teams. The teams included in this category are: Team TotalEnergies (France), EOLO- Kometa (Italy), Androni Giocattoli (Italy) and Bardiani-CSF-Faizané (Italy).
They always give a fight in every stage and aim to ride as equals to the other teams. In San Juan, we’ll enjoy the following great squads: Municipalidad de Pocito, Municipalidad de Rawson, Agrupación Virgen de Fátima, SEP San Juan, Chimbas Te Quiero, Gremios por el Deporte, Equipo Continental San Luis (Argentina); plus the international teams: Team Medellín (Colombia) and Team Ecuador (Ecuador).
Time to mention the teams that will also start their calendar where everything begins. San Juan is waiting for them! Until now, the confirmed teams are the Argentine and Italian ones. However, we should note something here:
There are many teams that will race Giro del Sol 2022, the second most important cycling competition in San Juan, so they are potential participants to Vuelta a San Juan 2022.
The teams from Chile, Bolivia, Paraguay, Uruguay, Brazil, Panama and Peru are all in this situation. What team would you like to see at Vuelta?