Women's Tour expands with sixth day for 2019

British Cycling rejected a request for seven days in 2016 but the race has now grown to incorporate one more stage

Photo by Alex Whitehead/SWpix.com

(Image credit: Alex Whitehead/SWpix.com)

The OVO Energy Women's Tour will expand next year to feature six stages - a boost from the five days fans have enjoyed in previous years.

Organisers, the SweetSpot Group which is also behind the men's Tour of Britain, say that the 2014 launched event will continue to form part of the UCI Women's WorldTour in 2019.

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