Organisers Of Ridelondon Classique Disappointed To Be Left Off 2020 Women's Worldtour

The peloton racing Prudential RideLondon Classique

Orgnaisers of the Prudential RideLondon Classique expressed their disappointment at finding out the UCI did not select the event to be part of the 2020 Women's WorldTour. Hugh Brasher, event director, said that he will re-open discussions with the UCI in hopes it will reconsider adding the one-day race back on the calendar for next year. "We are extremely disappointed to have been informed that the UCI Management Committee has decided to remove the 2020 Prudential RideLondon Classique from the UCI Women's WorldTour," said Brasher. "As the committee was aware, we had to move the date of the Prudential RideLondon Classique, as a one-off measure for 2020, to avoid a clash with the Olympic Games." The UCI announced the 22-race calendar on Wednesday that will see the top-tier series start in Australia at the Cadel Evans Great Ocean Road Race. Two races were noticeably absent: Prudential RideLondon Classique and Emakumeen ...

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