Rapha to redesign Richard Carapaz's Olympic champion jersey after UCI rule oversight

The EF Education-EasyPost rider's jersey lacked the necessary gold piping

Richard Carapaz (right) wearing his gold-accented kit.
Richard Carapaz (right) wearing his gold-accented kit
(Image credit: Chris Milliman / EF Pro Cycling)

Cycling brand Rapha is redesigning Richard Carapaz's Olympic champion kit for the 2023 season, Cycling Weekly understands. 

As a result, the Ecuadorian is expected to wear a different, although similar, EF Education-EasyPost jersey to the one previously produced for him and released last week. 

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Tom Davidson
Senior News Writer

Tom joined Cycling Weekly as a news and features writer in the summer of 2022, having previously contributed as a freelancer. He is the host of The TT Podcast, which covers both the men's and women's pelotons and has featured a number of prominent British riders. 

An enthusiastic cyclist himself, Tom likes it most when the road goes uphill and actively seeks out double-figure gradients on his rides. 

He's also fluent in French and Spanish and holds a master's degree in International Journalism.