London finale shows Women's Tour is 'biggest and best' stage race in the world, says organiser

A London finish and better field are set to make the Women’s Tour one of the world’s premier women’s stage races

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Announced on Wednesday morning, the route of the 2017 Women’s Tour is a step forward for the race, says organiser Sweetspot.

This year’s event will have longer stages, a better field and will climax on the streets of London this June, pushing the race towards the pinnacle of women’s stage racing.

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Owen Rogers is an experienced journalist, covering professional cycling and specialising in women's road racing. He has followed races such as the Women's Tour and Giro d'Italia Donne, live-tweeting from Women's WorldTour events as well as providing race reports, interviews, analysis and news stories. He has also worked for race teams, to provide post race reports and communications.