A famous event on the international women's calendar since 2002, the Grand-prix de Plouay will live its 19th edition as part of the Women's World Tour. The best cyclists on the planet will be there to try to put their names on the palmares. To estimate the level of the event, eleven of the last fourteen world champions have be on the podium at least once. The title holder is none other than the current Olympic Champion, the Dutch Anna Van der Breggen, who had triumphed in 2019 with the rainbow jersey of World Champion.
Start at 8.50 am Arrival at 12. 42.7 km lap (Inguiniel, Lignol, Kernascleden, Berné, Marta) then 6 laps of the Circuit de Plouay. 42.7 km + 6 x 13.650 km = 124.600 km.
It's the legendary event of Plouay, created in 1931 and having grown over the decades to become one of the greatest events in the cycling world. It will be its 5th edition under the name of Bretagne Classic - Ouest-France. A great race across Brittany, the Plouaysian race will present this year a route in the Morbihan and the Côtes d'Armor to reach Saint-Brieuc and its bay. The return by the steep roads of the center of Brittany will allow the best to make the difference. 37 municipalities will be crossed. The title holder is the Belgian Sep Vanmarcke.
Departure at 9:35 am. Arrival at 4:00 pm. 235,050 km loop (going to Saint-Brieuc) then 1 lap of the Circuit de Plouay. 235,050 km + 13,650 km = 248,700 km.