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Amstel Gold Race women’s course just got harder

Amstel Gold Race women's course just got harder

The riders asked and have gotten what they wanted – a harder Amstel Gold Race. The Women’s WorldTour event was a mere 128.5 kilometres in 2022, with 19 climbs. Race director and former World and Olympic champion Leontien van Moorsel announced today the organisation has tacked on two more climbs and another 28 kilometres at the request of the riders.

“It certainly fits in with the development of women’s cycling,” Van Moorsel said, according to WielerFlits. “We were a bit behind compared to other WorldTour races. More climbing metres and an extra final loop, it will be so spectacular and tough.”

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