World Cycling Championships 2018 Innsbruck, Austria: Route road race – women

World Cycling Championships 2018 Road RaceSaturday, 29 September 2018 - The women's road race at the Worlds in Innsbruck is played out on a route of 156.2 kilometres. The altitude gain is 2,413 metres, while the race ends on a local circuit of 23.9 kilometres that's raced three times. Each lap takes in a 7.9 kilometres climb at 5.7%.

The road race for women at the World Cycling Championships in Austria starts in Endach, Kufstein, and heads in 85 kilometres for the Innsbruck circuit. At kilometre 57 the women tackle a punchy climb up to the village Gnadenwald. The 2.6 kilometres slope is averaging 10.5%.

Following the first passage on the line at the Rennweg in Innsbruck there are three laps of 23.9 kilometres remaining. Shortly they hit a 7.9 kilometres climb with an average gradient of 5.7% and steepest sectors of 10%. The fifth and sixth kilometres are toughest.

It’s 13.5 kilometres from the summit to the (passage on the) line. The first 7.5 kilometres are in descent, while the last 6 kilometres are played out on the flat.

Read also: results/race report women’s road race 2018 World Championships.

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  • Rosie Monk-West says:

    I love watching the cycling, especially that Tours. Thanks for such a wonderful coverage, you Aussie guys. Always entertaining. And I love the countryside.

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