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Tour de Yorkshire: Anna van der Breggen, Katie Archibald & Dani Rowe to race

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Tour de Yorkshire: Anna van der Breggen, Katie Archibald & Dani Rowe to race

Anna van der Breggen received Liege-Bastogne-Liege on Sunday

Olympic champion Anna van der Breggen will race within the Tour de Yorkshire in Could, together with Britain’s Katie Archibald and Dani Rowe.

Dutchwoman Van der Breggen, 28, has received Strade Bianche, the Tour of Flanders, Fleche Wallonne and Liege-Bastogne-Liege this season.

Briton Lizzie Deignan, the 2017 winner, won’t race as a result of she is pregnant.

The 2-day race, which covers 162 miles (260.5km), begins in Beverley on Three Could and ends in Ilkley.

Van der Breggen, who will journey for Boels-Dolmans, received the gold medal within the girls’s street race on the 2016 Olympics in Rio.

Archibald, 24, will journey for Wiggle High5 and Rowe, 27, for the Nice Britain nationwide group.

Rowe received group pursuit gold for GB on the 2012 Olympics, whereas Archibald did so on the 2016 Rio Video games.

“The Tour de Yorkshire girls’s race has cemented its place as one of many highest-profile races within the sport,” stated Welcome to Yorkshire chief government Sir Gary Verity.

“The highest riders on the planet are usually not simply drawn to the actual fact we’re in a position to supply one of many largest prize funds within the sport and full stay TV protection – it is as a result of they get to journey in entrance of large crowds, obtain a heat Yorkshire welcome, and the terrain supplies a tricky and assorted take a look at.”

The lads’s race runs from 3-6 Could.

BBC Sport – Cycling

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