UCI Women's Road World Cup

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UCI Women's Road World Cup
UCIRoadWorldCup Women.jpg
Sport Road bicycle racing
Founded 1998
Ceased 2015
Replaced by UCI Women's World Tour (2016)
No. of teams See: UCI Women's Teams
Last
champion(s)
Flag of the United Kingdom.svg  Lizzie Armitstead  (GBR)
Rabo–Liv
Official website official website

The UCI Women's Road Cycling World Cup was a season-long road bicycle competition for women organized by the Union Cycliste Internationale between 1998–2015. This competition consisted of a series (which has varied from 6 to 12 events) of races linked together, not only by a common designation, but also by a yearly overall points competition.

The Union Cycliste Internationale is the world governing body for sports cycling and oversees international competitive cycling events. The UCI is based in Aigle, Switzerland.

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Each World Cup race was a one-day event, with courses ranging from relatively flat, criterium-like courses, to those which have a lot of climbing, as exemplified by La Flèche Wallonne Féminine which ends on the famed Mur de Huy climb with several sections exceeding 15% grades.[ citation needed ]

Criterium bicycle race held on a short course

A criterium, or crit, is a bike race consisting of several laps around a closed circuit, the length of each lap or circuit ranging from about 800 m to 10,000 m.

La Flèche Wallonne Féminine

La Flèche Wallonne Féminine is a professional women's bicycle road race held each year in Wallonia, Belgium, in April. It is part of the UCI Women's World Tour, cycling's season-long competition of top-tier races, in which it is the third-oldest single-day event after the Trofeo Alfredo Binda in Italy and the Emakumeen Euskal Bira in the Basque Country. The event is raced on the same day as La Flèche Wallonne for men.

Mur de Huy high hill in Belgium, part of the Flèche Wallonne cycling route

The Mur de Huy is a 128 metres (420 ft) high hill located in Huy, Belgium. It is also known as le Chemin des Chapelles because of the seven chapels along its route. This climb is famous for being part of the route of La Flèche Wallonne professional cycling race. It also served as the finish for the third stage of the 2015 Tour de France.

Winners

Individuals

YearWinnerSecondThird
1998 Flag of Lithuania.svg Diana Žiliūtė Flag of Italy.svg Alessandra Cappellotto Flag of the United States.svg Deirdre Demet-Barry
1999 Flag of Australia.svg Anna Wilson [N 1] Flag of Germany.svg Hanka Kupfernagel Flag of Australia.svg Tracey Gaudry
2000 Flag of Lithuania.svg Diana Žiliūtė Flag of Finland.svg Pia Sundstedt Flag of the Netherlands.svg Mirjam Melchers
2001 Flag of Australia.svg Anna Millward [N 1] Flag of the Netherlands.svg Mirjam Melchers Flag of Sweden.svg Susanne Ljungskog
2002 Flag of Germany.svg Petra Rossner Flag of the Netherlands.svg Mirjam Melchers Flag of Germany.svg Regina Schleicher
2003 Flag of the United Kingdom.svg Nicole Cooke Flag of Germany.svg Regina Schleicher Flag of the Netherlands.svg Mirjam Melchers
2004 Flag of Australia.svg Oenone Wood Flag of Germany.svg Petra Rossner Flag of Germany.svg Angela Brodtka
2005 Flag of Australia.svg Oenone Wood Flag of Sweden.svg Susanne Ljungskog Flag of the Netherlands.svg Mirjam Melchers
2006 Flag of the United Kingdom.svg Nicole Cooke Flag of Germany.svg Ina-Yoko Teutenberg Flag of Switzerland.svg Annette Beutler
2007 Flag of the Netherlands.svg Marianne Vos Flag of the United Kingdom.svg Nicole Cooke Flag of Germany.svg Ina-Yoko Teutenberg
2008 Flag of Germany.svg Judith Arndt Flag of the Netherlands.svg Suzanne de Goede Flag of the Netherlands.svg Marianne Vos
2009 Flag of the Netherlands.svg Marianne Vos Flag of Sweden.svg Emma Johansson Flag of the Netherlands.svg Kirsten Wild
2010 Flag of the Netherlands.svg Marianne Vos Flag of Sweden.svg Emma Johansson Flag of the Netherlands.svg Kirsten Wild
2011 Flag of the Netherlands.svg Annemiek van Vleuten Flag of the Netherlands.svg Marianne Vos Flag of Sweden.svg Emma Johansson
2012 Flag of the Netherlands.svg Marianne Vos Flag of Germany.svg Judith Arndt Flag of the United States.svg Evelyn Stevens
2013 Flag of the Netherlands.svg Marianne Vos Flag of Sweden.svg Emma Johansson Flag of the Netherlands.svg Ellen van Dijk
2014 Flag of the United Kingdom.svg Lizzie Armitstead Flag of Sweden.svg Emma Johansson Flag of the Netherlands.svg Marianne Vos
2015 Flag of the United Kingdom.svg Lizzie Armitstead Flag of the Netherlands.svg Anna Van Der Breggen Flag of Belgium (civil).svg Jolien D'Hoore
  1. 1 2 Anna Wilson married in 2000 and changed her surname to Milward.

Teams

A teams classification was added in 2006.

SeasonTeam
2006 Univega Pro Cycling Team
2007 Raleigh–Lifeforce–Creation HB Pro Cycling Team
2008 Team Columbia Women
2009 Cervélo TestTeam
2010 Cervélo TestTeam
2011 Nederland Bloeit
2012 Rabobank Women Cycling Team
2013 Rabobank–Liv Giant
2014 Rabo–Liv
2015 Rabo–Liv

Races

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RaceCountry 98 99 00 01 02 03 04 05 06 07 08 09 10 11 12 13 14 15 Total
Australia World Cup [N 1] Flag of Australia.svg  Australia 11
Liberty Classic Flag of the United States.svg  United States 4
Coupe du Monde Cycliste Féminine de Montréal Flag of Canada.svg  Canada 12
Trophée International Flag of France.svg  France 3
Ladies Tour Beneden-Maas Flag of the Netherlands.svg  Netherlands 2
GP Suisse Féminin [N 2] Flag of Switzerland.svg   Switzerland 5
New Zealand World Cup [N 3] Flag of New Zealand.svg  New Zealand 5
Primavera Rosa Flag of Italy.svg  Italy 7
La Flèche Wallonne Féminine Flag of Belgium (civil).svg  Belgium 17
Lowland International Rotterdam Tour Flag of the Netherlands.svg  Netherlands 7
GP Castilla y León Flag of Spain.svg  Spain 5
GP de Plouay Flag of France.svg  France 14
Amstel Gold Race Flag of the Netherlands.svg  Netherlands 1
Rund um die Nürnberger Altstadt Flag of Germany.svg  Germany 7
Tour of Flanders for Women Flag of Belgium (civil).svg  Belgium 12
GP of Wales Flag of the United Kingdom.svg  United Kingdom 1
Tour de Berne Flag of Switzerland.svg   Switzerland 4
Open de Suède Vårgårda Flag of Sweden.svg  Sweden 10
The Ladies Golden Hour Flag of Denmark.svg  Denmark 1
Ronde van Drenthe Flag of the Netherlands.svg  Netherlands 9
Trofeo Alfredo Binda-Comune di Cittiglio Flag of Italy.svg  Italy 8
Open de Suède Vårgårda (TTT [N 4] )Flag of Sweden.svg  Sweden 8
Tour of Chongming Island World Cup Flag of the People's Republic of China.svg  China 6
GP Ciudad de Valladolid Flag of Spain.svg  Spain 2
Sparkassen Giro Flag of Germany.svg  Germany 2
The Philadelphia Cycling Classic Flag of the United States.svg  USA 1
Total69799991112911109988910155
  1. Referred to as World Cup Sydney in 1998, World Cup Canberra from 1999 to 2001 and Geelong World Cup from 2004 and 2008.
  2. Referred to as GP William Tell in 1998 and UCI World Cup Finale Embrach in 1999 and 2000.
  3. Referred to as World Cup Hamilton City in 1999, 2001 and 2002.
  4. Team time trial

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