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UCI WorldTour 2021 events

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UCI WorldTour events are top-level races for professional cyclists.

The events form a series, with riders competing for the overall title as well as individual wins. The UCI Women’s WorldTour was launched in 2016, replacing the original World Cup and therefore adding stage races to the calendar.

The 2021 editions of the series were largely disrupted by the coronavirus pandemic that affected much of Europe in March.

The men’s series was able to run five events – Tour Down Under, Cadel Evans Great Ocean Road Race, UAE Tour, Omloop Het Nieuwsblad and Paris-Nice – before all races were postponed. The UCI has since published a revised calendar that will see a reduced number of 22 events run between August 1 and November 10.

The women’s series was only able to run one event before the coronavirus lockdown, with the Cadel Evans Great Ocean Road Race taking place in January. The rearranged calendar will include 15 events from August 1 to November 10.

Men’s UCI WorldTour 2021 calendar

The peloton of Paris-Nice 2020 (Photo by Luc Claessen/Getty Images)

Date Race Country Report
January 19-24 Tour Down Under Australia
January 31 Cadel Evans Great Ocean Road Race Australia
February 21-27 UAE Emirates Tour  United Arab Emirates
February 27 Omloop Het Nieuwsblad Belgium
March 6 Strade Bianche Italy
March 7-14 Paris-Nice France
March 10-16 Tirreno-Adriatico Italy
March 20 Milan-San Remo Italy
March 22-28 Volta Ciclista a Catalunya Spain
March 24 Driedaagse Brugge-De Panne Belgium
March 26 E3 BinckBank Classic Belgium
March 28 Gent-Wevelgem in Flanders fields Belgium
March 31 Dwars Door Vlaanderen Belgium
April 4 Tour of Flanders Belgium
April 5-10 Tour of the Basque Country Spain
April 11 Paris-Roubaix France
April 18 Amstel Gold Race Netherlands
April 21 Flèche Wallonne Belgium
April 25 Liège-Bastogne-Liège Belgium
April 27-May 2 Tour de Romandie Switzerland
May 1 Eschborn Frankfurt Germany
May 8-30 Giro d’Italia Italy
May 30-June 6 Critérium du Dauphiné France
June 6-13 Tour de Suisse Switzerland
June 26-July 18 Tour de France France
July 31 San Sebastain Klasikoa Spain
August 9-15 Tour of Poland Poland
August 14-September 5 Vuelta a España Spain
August 15 EuroEyes Cyclassics Hamburg Germany
August 22 Bretagne Classic – Ouest-France France
August 30-September 5 BinckBank Tour Belgium/Netherlands
September 10 Grand Prix Cycliste de Québec Canada
September 12 Grand Prix Cycliste de Montréal Canada
October 9 Il Lombardia Italy
October 14-19 Gree-Tour of Guangxi China

UCI Women’s WorldTour 2021 calendar

Vos in the UCI WWT leader’s jersey. (Photo by Luc Claessen/Getty Images)

Date Race Country Report
January 30  Cadel Evans Great Ocean Road Race Australia
March 6  Strade Bianche Italy
March 14 Ronde van Drenthe Netherlands
March 21 Trofeo Alfredo Binda Italy
March 25 Driedaagse Brugge-De Panne Belgium
March 28 Gent-Wevelgem in Flanders Fields Belgium
April 4 Tour of Flanders Belgium
April 11 Paris-Roubaix Femmes France
April 18 Amstel Gold Race Ladies Edition Netherlands
April 21 La Flèche Wallonne Féminine Belgium
April 25 Liège-Bastogne-Liège Femmes Belgium
May 6-8 Tour of Chongming Island China
May 14-16 Tour of the Basque Country Women Spain
May 20-23 Vuelta a Burgos Feminas Spain
May 30 RideLondon Classique Great Britain
June 7-12 Women’s Tour Great Britain
July 2-11 Giro d’Italia Internazionale Femminile Italy
July 18 La Course by Le Tour de France France
August 7 Postnord UCI WWT Vårgårda West Sweden TTT Sweden
August 8 Postnord UCI WWT Vårgårda West Sweden RR Sweden
August 12-15 Ladies Tour of Norway Norway
August 21 GP de Plouay France
August 24-29 Boels Ladies Tour Netherlands
September 3-5 Ceratizit Madrid Challenge by La Vuelta Spain
October 19 Tour of Guangxi – UCI Women’s World Tour China