Last updated
Race details
Datelate May-early June
Region Sweden
Discipline road bicycle racing
First edition 1990
First winner Marianne Berglund, Sweden
Most wins Leoniten-Zilijaard van Moorsel, Netherlands (5)
Most recent Majken Lidén, Sweden

Tjejtrampet was an annual road bicycle racing event which, as the name tells, was only for female participants. The events were held in Sweden by lagte May between 1990-2009. The race was held for first time on 13 May 1990 and was won by Marianne Berglund. [1]

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In 2006, the competitions were moved from Stockholm to Västerås. [2]

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  1. "Ljungskog vann Tjejtrampet" (in Swedish). Aftonbladet. 31 May 1998. Retrieved 19 February 2015.
  2. Per Mortensen (21 November 2005). "Tjejtrampet flyttar till Västerås" (in Swedish). Dagens Nyheter. Retrieved 5 September 2011.

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