Christian Prudhomme confirms women's Tour de France in 2022

2020 La Course by Le Tour de France
2020 La Course by Le Tour de France was held in Nice (Image credit: Getty Images)

Tour de France director Christian Prudhomme has made a long-awaited confirmation that Amaury Sport Organisation (ASO) will launch a women's Tour de France in 2022. It has been speculated that the women's race will be called Tour de France Femmes.

In an interview with the Guardian, Prudhomme stated that the women’s stage race would take place following the men’s three-week event next summer. ASO have stressed that it would be 'logistically impossible' to have the men's and women's events held at the same time.

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