Marion Rousse appointed as director of Tour de France Femmes

LEUVEN BELGIUM SEPTEMBER 26 Julian Alaphilippe of France mate Marion Rousse of France after the 94th UCI Road World Championships 2021 Men Elite Road Race a 2683km race from Antwerp to Leuven flanders2021 on September 26 2021 in Leuven Belgium Photo by Luc ClaessenGetty Images
Marion Rousse has been appointed director of the Tour de France Femmes (Image credit: Getty Images Sport)

The organisers of the Tour de France Femmes avec Zwift, Amaury Sport Organisation (ASO), have appointed 2012 French cycling champion Marion Rousse as director of the eight-stage women’s event beginning in 2022.

The long-awaited revival of a women’s edition of the Tour de France is set for 24 to 31 July 2022 with the course of the inaugural edition to be announced on 14th October at the Palais des Congrès in Paris. Now that Rousse has been appointed as the director she will be the one to deliver the much anticipated route.

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