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Quiz: Milestones in women's cycling - Can you guess the year?

British women's team pursuit (gallery) - Women's Week

British women's team pursuit (gallery) - Women's Week

Cyclingnews is pleased to welcome our readers to Women's Week, held in conjunction with the launch of our brand new dedicated women's racing page. But how well do you know your history of women's cycling events?

They've come a long way, but women have almost always lagged behind men in major championships. Do you know what year the women gained various cycling events previously raced by men at the World Championships and Olympics? Test your knowledge with these milestones in women's cycling.


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Laura Weislo

Laura Weislo has been with Cyclingnews since 2006 after making a switch from a career in science. As Deputy Editor, she coordinates coverage for North American events and global news. A former elite-level road racer who dabbled in cyclo-cross and track, Laura has a passion for all three disciplines. When not working she likes to go camping and explore lesser traveled roads, paths and gravel tracks.