UCI raises anti-doping requirements for Women's WorldTour

UCI Women's WorldTour
UCI Women's WorldTour (Image credit: Getty Images)

The UCI announced on Thursday it has increased the anti-doping requirements for the new UCI Women's WorldTeams - the top division for women. The eight teams in the division will contribute €10,000 to the Cycling Anti-Doping Foundation (CADF), an amount that will be matched by the UCI, allowing the number of riders in the Required Testing Pool (RTP) to increase.

Last season, there were only 29 riders in the RTP and 90 anti-doping controls taken, but the additional funds will allow that number to rise to 53 this year and on to 74 by 2022.

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