Tour de France Femmes proving an impressive hit with French television audience

Figures from France TV Sport show large scale of interest in week long women’s race

Cecille Uttrup Ludwig
(Image credit: Getty Images)

Figures released by France TV Sport Press show that huge numbers of viewers in the host country have tuned in to the opening stages of the Tour de France Femmes Avec Zwift

Some viewers have even called for coverage to be shown from kilometre zero like the men’s race instead of picking up the action later in the stage. 

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Tom joined Cycling Weekly in early 2022 and his news stories, rider interviews and features appear both online and in the magazine. 

He has reported from some of professional cycling's biggest races and events including the Tour de France and the recent Glasgow World Championships. He has also covered races elsewhere across the world and interviewed some of the sport's top riders. 

When not writing news scoops from the WorldTour, or covering stories from elsewhere in the domestic professional scene, he reports on goings on at bike shops up and down the UK, where he is based when not out on the road at races. He has also appeared on the Radio Cycling podcast.