Name: Maggie Coles-Lyster
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Date of Birth: 12th February 1999
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The CIC-Tour Féminin Pyrénées has a limited history with just the one edition in 2022. Krista Doebel-Hickok was the strongest rider over the 4 stages, taking the GC by 1’07” from Eri Yonamine and Ricarda Bauernfeind back at 1’38” behind the American.
Zaaf Cycling will not be using its wildcard invitation for the 2023 La Vuelta Femenina which starts this Monday. The race mentioned that the team
There isn’t an extensive history at Scheldeprijs Women, it was first held coming out of the Covid pandemic with Lorena Wiebes winning in 2021. She doubled up in 2022, confirming that the women’s Scheldeprijs is very much like the men’s race. Over the years, the men’s edition has been seen as a sprinter’s world championships or a teaser before the Champs Elysees at least.
Le Samyn des Dames is the delayed third race of an elongated opening weekend. Whilst Omloop het Nieuwsblad and Omloop van het Hageland take place on Saturday and Sunday, we only have to wait until Tuesday for another big race. Relatively flat but with a couple of short steep climbs
Omloop van het Hageland is the second part of the Opening Weekend for the women’s peloton. With no Kuurne Brussels Kuurne, the long-running Omloop van het Hageland fills the gap nicely instead. More often than not the race comes down to a sprint, with the parcours just hard enough to drop any unsuspecting rider.
2023 sees the first-ever edition of the UAE Tour Women, which jumps straight into Women’s WorldTour level. It’s a bit of an evolution of the Dubai Women’s Tour that was held once, in 2020, before Covid claimed it. Lucy van der Haar won the GC there in her final year as a pro.