Ready for LGCT opener in Doha
Former Doha champion Edwina Tops-Alexander and an elite field of riders will kick off the 2022 Longines Global Champions Tour (LGCT) and Global Champions League (GCL) seasons at the spectacular Longines Arena at Al Shaqab in Doha today.
Al Shaqab is the launchpad for the new season, which will see 51 riders from 19 different countries take on the best of the best in Qatar’s capital city from 3 - 5 March. It will be a weekend full of high-stake competitions under the stunning soaring architecture of the Longines Arena at Al Shaqab.
Fans around the world will be able to watch all the action live on GCTV throughout the weekend. The first round of the GCL team competition will begin at 18:10 (local time) on Thursday, with all the teams looking for a good start to their campaign in front of an enthusiastic crowd. Friday will see two top-level competitions before the second round of the GCL competition takes place at 14:40 on Saturday. The LGCT Grand Prix of Doha kicks off at 18:00 on Saturday, with riders vying for the win as well as the first golden ticket to the LGCT Super Grand Prix at the GC Prague Playoffs.