UCI Women's Road World Cup

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UCI Women's Road World Cup
Current season, competition or edition:
Current sports event 2015 UCI Women's Road World Cup
Sport Road bicycle racing
Founded 1998
No. of teams See: UCI Women's Teams
Most recent champion(s)  Lizzie Armitstead (GBR)
Official website official website

The UCI Women's Road Cycling World Cup began in 1998 by the Union Cycliste Internationale as a season-long road bicycle competition for women. This competition consists of a series (which has varied from 6 to 12 events) of races linked together, not only by a common designation, but also by a yearly overall points competition.

Each World Cup race is a one-day event, with courses ranging from relatively flat, criterium-like courses, to those which have a lot of climbing, as exemplified by La Flèche Wallonne Féminine which ends on the famed Mur de Huy climb with several sections exceeding 15% grades.

Past winners


Year Winner Second Third
1998 Lithuania Diana Žiliūtė Italy Alessandra Cappellotto United States Deirdre Demet-Barry
1999 Australia Anna Wilson[N 1] Germany Hanka Kupfernagel Australia Tracey Gaudry
2000 Lithuania Diana Žiliūtė Finland Pia Sundstedt Netherlands Mirjam Melchers
2001 Australia Anna Millward[N 1] Netherlands Mirjam Melchers Sweden Susanne Ljungskog
2002 Germany Petra Rossner Netherlands Mirjam Melchers Germany Regina Schleicher
2003 United Kingdom Nicole Cooke Germany Regina Schleicher Netherlands Mirjam Melchers
2004 Australia Oenone Wood Germany Petra Rossner Germany Angela Brodtka
2005 Australia Oenone Wood Sweden Susanne Ljungskog Netherlands Mirjam Melchers
2006 United Kingdom Nicole Cooke Germany Ina-Yoko Teutenberg Switzerland Annette Beutler
2007 Netherlands Marianne Vos United Kingdom Nicole Cooke Germany Ina-Yoko Teutenberg
2008 Germany Judith Arndt Netherlands Suzanne de Goede Netherlands Marianne Vos
2009 Netherlands Marianne Vos Sweden Emma Johansson Netherlands Kirsten Wild
2010 Netherlands Marianne Vos Sweden Emma Johansson Netherlands Kirsten Wild
2011 Netherlands Annemiek van Vleuten Netherlands Marianne Vos Sweden Emma Johansson
2012 Netherlands Marianne Vos Germany Judith Arndt United States Evelyn Stevens
2013 Netherlands Marianne Vos Sweden Emma Johansson Netherlands Ellen van Dijk
2014 United Kingdom Lizzie Armitstead Sweden Emma Johansson Netherlands Marianne Vos
2015 United Kingdom Lizzie Armitstead Netherlands Anna Van Der Breggen Belgium Jolien D'Hoore
  1. 1.0 1.1 Anna Wilson married in 2000 and changed her surname to Milward.


A teams classification was added in 2006.

Season Team
2006 Univega Pro Cycling Team
2007 Raleigh–Lifeforce–Creation HB Pro Cycling Team
2008 Team Columbia Women
2009 Cervélo TestTeam
2010 Cervélo TestTeam
2011 Nederland Bloeit
2012 Rabobank Women Cycling Team
2013 Rabobank–Liv Giant
2014 Rabo–Liv
2015 Rabo–Liv


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Race Country 98 99 00 01 02 03 04 05 06 07 08 09 10 11 12 13 14 15 Total
Australia World Cup[N 1]  Australia 11
Liberty Classic  United States 4
Coupe du Monde Cycliste Féminine de Montréal  Canada 12
Trophée International  France 3
Ladies Tour Beneden-Maas  Netherlands 2
GP Suisse Féminin[N 2]   Switzerland 5
New Zealand World Cup[N 3]  New Zealand 5
Primavera Rosa  Italy 7
La Flèche Wallonne Féminine  Belgium 17
Lowland International Rotterdam Tour  Netherlands 7
GP Castilla y León  Spain 5
GP de Plouay  France 14
Amstel Gold Race  Netherlands 1
Rund um die Nürnberger Altstadt  Germany 7
Tour of Flanders for Women  Belgium 12
GP of Wales  United Kingdom 1
Tour de Berne   Switzerland 4
Open de Suède Vårgårda  Sweden 10
The Ladies Golden Hour  Denmark 1
Ronde van Drenthe  Netherlands 9
Trofeo Alfredo Binda-Comune di Cittiglio  Italy 8
Open de Suède Vårgårda (TTT[N 4])  Sweden 8
Tour of Chongming Island World Cup  China 6
GP Ciudad de Valladolid  Spain 2
Sparkassen Giro  Germany 2
The Philadelphia Cycling Classic  USA 1
Total 6 9 7 9 9 9 9 11 12 9 11 10 9 9 8 8 9 10 155
  1. Referred to as World Cup Sydney in 1998, World Cup Canberra from 1999 to 2001 and Geelong World Cup from 2004 and 2008.
  2. Referred to as GP William Tell in 1998 and UCI World Cup Finale Embrach in 1999 and 2000.
  3. Referred to as World Cup Hamilton City in 1999, 2001 and 2002.
  4. Team time trial

See also

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