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The cycling tour of Bulgaria will start on August 27

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The 69th cycling tour of Bulgaria will be held at the end of August, the Bulgarian Cycling Federation announced. The festive opening will be on August 27 in Sofia with a length of 1 km around the St. Alexander Nevsky Cathedral, when the participating teams will be presented. 

The official start of the competition will be on August 28 in the capital Sofia in front of the Vasil Levski national stadium, and the final will be on September 1 in Momchilgrad. 

The participants will cover a total of about 800 kilometers. They will make a total of three ascents of Stara planina Mountain, among which is the Beklemeto area, considered one of the most difficult heights in Bulgaria due to its length of 22 km and an average slope of almost 6%.

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