Name: Pauliena Rooijakkers
Place of Birth: Venray
Date of Birth: 12th May 1993
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Dutch rider Pauliena Rooijakkers has suffered a broken elbow whilst riding and training. The Canyon SRAM rider will have her off-season interrupted but should be
This is the first-ever Women’s Tour de Romandie and unlike its compatriot, the Tour de Suisse, it’s not a reborn event after a long gap either. It has done well to enter the Women’s WorldTour in its first edition, normally a race has to earn its spot after at least one race. As an end of season race, it looks quite tasty.
The Ceratizit Challenge by La Vuelta has had quite a developmental history. Originally a one-day race in Madrid that saw sprinters take victories, it has slowly grown into the 5-day race that it is this year. A team time trial was added to the sprint stage in 2018
With this year’s Itzulia Women, women’s racing in the Basque County has come full circle after quite a lot of change in recent years. We used to have the long-term staple of the Emakumeen Bira stage race which ran from 1988 to 2019. One of the major stage races, surprisingly given the climbing it was a race that neither Anna van der Breggen nor Annemiek van Vleuten ever actually won.