Prizes of the Itzulia 2018

Prizes of the Itzulia 2018

Prizes of the Itzulia 2018

Prizes of the Itzulia 2018


16/03/2018 13:18:52

The Itzulia 2018 has made several modifications in the award system. A total of 99.000 € will be distributed in prizes, 9.000 € more that the previous editions because of the assignation of an economic award to the winner of all the classifications, except for de teams ranking.

In addition, in this 58th edition there will be four jerseys: Yellow for the leader of the General Individual Time Classification; Green for the leader of the General Classification by Points; Red with white points for the leader of the Mountain Classification; Blue for the leader of the Best Young General Classification.

Classifications

General Individual Time Classification: The leader will wear the yellow jersey and among the top twenty classified in this ranking 30.000 € will be distributed. This prize is sponsored by Sabadell. The first twenty classified in each stage will also receive a economic prize for a total value of 10.000 €.

Likewise, in this edition the prize to the winner of each stage will be sponsored by Cofidis

General Classification by Points: The Regularity prize will be given by the sum of the points obtained in the intermediate sprints and the arrivals of each of the stages. The leader will wear the green jersey and the winner will receive 2.000 €. This prize is sponsored by Explore San Sebastian Region of the Provincial Council of Gipuzkoa. 

According to the 11th article of the regulation, "3, 2, and 1 points will be awarded in each intermediate sprint, to the first three classified" and "the following points will be awarded to the first fifteen riders in the finish line of each stage":

General Mountain Classification: The Mountain prize will be given by the sum of the points obtained by each runner in the punctual mountain passes, being better classified the one that more points have obtained. The leader will wear the red with white points jersey and the winner will receive 2.000 €. This prize is sponsored by Euskady Basque Country of the Basque Covernment.

Best Young General Classification: Cyclists born in 1993 or later will opt for this prize. The leader will be the best classified in the general time classification of each day and will wear a blue jersey. The final winner will be the best classified in the final General Time Classification and will receive 2.000 €. This prize is sponsored by Diario Vasco.

Prize for the first Basque cyclist: The winner will be the Basque cyclist who is best classified in the General Time Classification and will receive 1.000 €. This prize is sponsored by EITB.

The Pugnacity Prize: The most combative cyclist will be designated by the organization and the winner will receive 1.000 €. This prize is sponsored by Skoda. 

Prize for the longest getaway: The cyclist who gets the longest getaway of the Itzulia will receive 1.000 €. This prize is sponsored by Etxeondo.

General Classification by Teams: It will be obtained by the sum of the three best individual times of each team in all the contested stages. The best team of the Itzulia will receive a trophy. This prize is sponsored by Artzai Gazta.