On Sunday, the former professional rider was appointed as the director of the Tour de France by the Amaury Sport Organization, the race’s organiser.
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After the Tour de Provence, the women’s Tour de France. Former runner Marion Ross was chosen on Sunday, October 10, by the ASO (Amauri sports organisation), the race organizer, to take control of the women’s version of the Grande Boucle, which will be reborn in 2022.
The former 2012 French champion, France Télévisions advisor, has already served as deputy director of the Tour de Provence and Tour de Savoie Mont-Blanc, respectively since 2019 and 2020.
The Women’s Tour de France will start for the first time on 24 July 2022 with eight stages, after the arrival of the men’s version. Originally scheduled for the summer of 2021, the event was postponed for another year due to the postponement of the Olympic Games in Tokyo.
“I intend to do everything in my power to ensure that this race becomes a ritual for the public, and for a long time”
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– Women’s Tour de France with Zwift (LeTourFemmes) October 10, 2021
The track for this all-new race will be revealed on Thursday, October 14th, at the same time as the men’s race.
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