Paris-Roubaix switches dates again for 2022

The Queen of the Classics will swap weeks with Amstel Gold Race due to French elections

Paris-Roubaix 2019
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Paris-Roubaix will switch dates yet again, this time moving a week later than planned in 2022.

The cobbled Monument has had a tumultuous time in the last two years, firstly having to move to October in 2020 due to Covid-19, before ultimately being cancelled. The 2021 edition was then, due to a lockdown in France, moved from its April slot to Saturday October 2 for the women's race and Sunday October 3 for the men's.

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Richard Windsor

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Richard is digital editor of Cycling Weekly. Joining the team in 2013, Richard became editor of the website in 2014 and coordinates site content and strategy, leading the news team in coverage of the world's biggest races and working with the tech editor to deliver comprehensive buying guides, reviews, and the latest product news.

An occasional racer, Richard spends most of his time preparing for long-distance touring rides these days, or getting out to the Surrey Hills on the weekend on his Specialized Tarmac SL6 (with an obligatory pub stop of course).