Equal prize money for men and women at 2013 World Champs

Elite women podium: Hanka Kupfernagel (2nd), Marianne Vos (winner), Katy Compton (3rd)

The UCI made another step towards gender parity by agreeing last month to pay equal prize money at all future World Championships for men and women.

Road and cyclo-cross were the only two disciplines where this rule hadn't already been applied - although the new team time trial event will remain an exception as the men's event's prize is ‘topped up' by WorldTour funding.

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