Australian champion Frain joins Parkhotel Valkenburg, to race Tour de France Femmes

BUNINYONG AUSTRALIA JANUARY 16 Race winner Nicole Frain of Australia poses on the podium ceremony after the Australian Cycling National Championships 2022 Womens U23 and Elite Road Race a 1044km race from Buninyong to Buninyong AusCyclingAus on January 16 2022 in Buninyong Australia Photo by Con ChronisGetty Images
Nicole Frain claiming the green and gold stripes of the Australian national champion in the road race in January of 2022 (Image credit: Getty Images Sport)

The green and gold striped jersey of the Australian national champion will be on display at the Tour de France Femmes, with Nicole Frain set to make her debut at the race for Parkhotel Valkenburg after a mid-season signing with the team .

The team with an admirable talent development record said the 29 year old who won the Australian road race title in January with a late attack had signed for the remainder of this season through to the end of 2023. 

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Simone Giuliani
Australia Editor

Simone is a degree-qualified journalist that has accumulated decades of wide-ranging experience while working across a variety of leading media organisations. She joined Cyclingnews as a Production Editor at the start of the 2021 season and has now moved into the role of Australia Editor. Previously she worked as a freelance writer, Australian Editor at Ella CyclingTips and as a correspondent for Reuters and Bloomberg. Cycling was initially purely a leisure pursuit for Simone, who started out as a business journalist, but in 2015 her career focus also shifted to the sport.