Tour de France is the world-famous cycle racing specially and strictly dedicated to men. Cycling is also a sport that has given birth to some of the best women cyclists in history. Even though the race is quite slimmer and feasible that compared to men, the racing platform on and off-track is tough to achieve. 2020 have seen some significant changes in many fields and is no different in cycling history. In the following post, we will spotlight a few of the many female roles that are sure to blow your mind off with cycling races and winnings. With this in mind, let us see who are these famous personalities, shall we?
1. Annemiek van Vleuten
The first woman image is none other than Annemiek van Vleuten. She is a widely popular icon to hold the 2019 world champion for women. Her history consists of winning in various events like Strade Bianchi, Clasica Femenina Navarra, and Durango-Durango Emakumeen Saria. There have been rumours and news releases by Dutch news mentioning her joining a different team for 2021-2022. People believe it is for the Moviestar.
2. Anna Van der Breggen
The second one to top the list is the icon that is presently holding the third position in the UCI women’s ranking. In the year 2019, Van der Breggen holds a record in finishing the World Championships reaching the second position with a fabulous win. Also, she has a world record in becoming the second in 2019 Giro Rosa. Apart from all these, her history also shows us that she has achieved a great win at the various events like Tour of California and sitting in the fifth position at La Flèche Wallonne Féminine. Recently various news reports mentioned the retirement of Van der Breggen after 2021 Olympics.
3. Mavi Garcia
The third notable personality is none other than the popular Mavi Garcia. She is a 36-year-old racer who managed to finish the race competition with van Vlueten and acquired the second position in the race conducted at Strade Bianche. She is a notable racer while comparing with the other two racers mentioned above. Mavi Garcia is a noteworthy personality in the cycling platform and holds a special place in the history of Tour de Yorkshire stage race acquiring the second position.
4. Marianne Vos
Notable for her presence felt and acquiring the World Champion and Olympic gold, the cyclist is one of the noteworthy personalities in the history of cycling. She is known to compete and win at the Giro Rosa as well as becoming the winner at the 2019 edition of La Course. Apart from all these winning and rewards, she is also known for finishing the Strade Bianchi.
Over the years, women and their cycling craze were not encouraged properly making the heat burn up. When the society and the championship event came to consider how women can run the cycling event, they started including women in sports. We can be pretty sure that the upcoming events in cycling will be a revolution marking these women giving their best.