As race director Olivier Senn is responsible for the best possible planning of the WorldTour race in the areas of race course, race layout, hotel planning and services, vehicle fleet, information of the International Federation UCI as well as the participating cycling teams and all necessary documents. This takes place in close cooperation with the project manager of the organizer Wanda Sports China throughout the year leading up to the event. whole year in advance. Over the course of two to three annual on-site visits, all suggestions and ideas are reviewed and discussed with the local authorities.
For the implementation at the highest level, the mandate includes the actual race management (responsibility for the correct sporting outcome of the races), which is ensured together with 16 other specialists from the Tour de Suisse organisation. Here, the best possible selection of specialists, the necessary preparation and the structured way of working are central to the success of the race.
The Tour of Guangxi, which was held for the first time in 2017, was extremely successful in terms of organisation and sport. This led to a renewed commitment and expansion of the mandate and the participation of all 18 top teams for 2018.