Danilith Nokere Koerse triples women’s prize fund to reach parity with men’s race

NOKERE BELGIUM MARCH 17 Arrival Amy Pieters of Netherlands and Team SD Worx Celebration Grace Brown of Australia and Team BikeExchange during the 3rd Nokere Koerse Danilith Classic 2021 Womens Elite a 124km race from Deinze to Nokere NokereKoerse on March 17 2021 in Nokere Belgium Photo by Mark Van HeckeGetty Images
Amy Pieters (SD Worx) won the 2021 edition of the race (Image credit: Getty Images Sport)

Organisers of the Belgian Danilith Nokere Koerse races have announced that they will provide equal prize money across both the men’s and women’s events in 2022.

The welcome news effectively means that the women’s prize fund has been tripled from 2021, making the event one of the most lucrative in the women’s racing circuit with the event pushing to be considered part of the Women’s WorldTour in 2022.

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