An exciting day for Women’s cycling, as the team announcements for the second ever Paris- Roubaix Femmes have been revealed.
Team announcements for the second addition of the Paris- Roubaix Femmes have now been announced and it looks, yet again we are in for a thrilling line up ahead of what will be another spectacular day for the women, on the cobbles of Roubaix.
Following the Union Cycliste Internationale (UCI) regulations, the automatic selection of all fourteen UCI’s Women’s World Tour teams are as follows;
- Canyon / / SRAM Racing (Ger)
- EF Education – Tibco – SVB (Usa)
- FDJ Nouvelle – Aquitaine Futuroscope (Fra)
- Human Powered Health (Usa)
- Liv Racing Xstra (Ned)
- Movistar Team Women (Esp)
- Roland Cogeas Edelweiss Squad (Sui)
- Team BikeExchange – Jayco (Aus)
- Team DSM (Ned)
- Team Jumbo – Visma (Ned)
- Team SD Worx (Ned)
- Trek – Segafredo (Usa)
- UAE Team ADQ (Uae)
- Uno-X Pro Cycling Team (Nor)
A thrilling line up of teams including Trek- Segafredo with last years winner; Lizzie Deignan who really stamped her mark on the prestigious race, taking the win in emphatic style entering the iconic Roubaix velodrome solo after attacking the remaining peloton with 73km to go.
Jumbo Visma, with Marianne Vos finished in second place whilst Trek- Segafredo completed the podium with Elisa Longo Borghini in third.
The announcement recognises the three best UCI’s Women Continental teams who will take to the start line;
- Ceratizit – WNT Pro Cycling Team (Ger)
- Parkhotel Valkenburg (Ned)
- Valcar – Travel & Service (Ita)
Another handful of talented and well known names. Will we see Ceratizit-WNT latest signing, track cycling star; Katie Archibald take to the cobbles for the first time? Or, will we have a stand out performance from one of the teams listed below who have been invited by the organisers to take on the challenges of Roubaix.
- Arkéa Pro Cycling Team (Fra)
- Cofidis Women Team (Fra)
- Le Col Wahoo (Gbr)
- NXTG by Experza (Ned)
- Plantur – Pura (Bel)
- Stade Rochelais Charente-Maritime (Fra)
- St Michel – Auber 93 (Fra)
It will be an extremely exciting year ahead for women’s cycling.