Description - First edition of the women’s Tour de Romandie
The women's Tour de Romandie will happen for the first time this autumn. This race will bring together more than 100 athletes divided into 15 teams, an opportunity to see the greatest female champions of the moment pedal.
Lausanne has volunteered to host a stage of the women’s Tour de Romandie, the first edition of which will take place from 7 to 9 October 2022. Recognised this year as an event in the UCI World Tour, the women’s Tour de Romandie will bring together more than 100 athletes divided between 15 teams, with the involvement of the world’s current top talent guaranteed. Among them will be the Afghan women’s cycling team, who succeeded in leaving their country shortly before the Taliban seized power. Mr. David Lappartient, President of the International Cycling Union, and Mr. Philippe Leuba, State Councillor of Vaud, led the rescue operation and helped to bring some twenty female Afghan cyclists to safety.