The Tour de Timor is an annual International Mountain Bike Race held in Timor-Leste. The event was first held in 2009 and was an initiative of HE, the former President of the Republic, José Ramos-Horta, as part of his “Dili – City of Peace” campaign.
About the Tour de Timor
For Timor-Leste, sport is not just about exercise with social and health benefits, but it is also a crucial tool in peace building, youth engagement, education, gender equality and economic development. In this way sporting events like the Tour de Timor are also key to the development of the nation and to the well-being and livelihoods of Timorese.