ASO launch new women's pursuit race to take place on penultimate day of Tour de France

The race will pit the 20 top finishers of La Course against each other on the same course as the men's final Tour de France time trial

Credit: Photo by COUDERT/SPORTSVISION/SIPA/REX/Shutterstock (4916690l)
La Course by Le Tour de France, Paris, France - 26 Jul 2015

(Image credit: SIPA/REX/Shutterstock)

As the women’s side of professional cycling grows Tour de France organisers are adding more races to their portfolio, and on Friday launched a new women’s race.

The top 20 riders finishing La Course will take part in a pursuit style event happening in Marseille before the penultimate stage time trial of the Tour.

Thank you for reading 20 articles this month* Join now for unlimited access

Enjoy your first month for just £1 / $1 / €1

*Read 5 free articles per month without a subscription

Join now for unlimited access

Try first month for just £1 / $1 / €1