UCI Women's Road World Cup
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|Sport||Road bicycle racing|
|Replaced by||UCI Women's World Tour (2016)|
|No. of teams||See: UCI Women's Teams|
| Lizzie Armitstead (GBR)|
|Official website||official website|
The UCI Women's Road Cycling World Cup was a season-long road bicycle competition for women organized by the Union Cycliste Internationale between 1998–2015. This competition consisted 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 was a one-day event, with courses ranging from relatively flat, criterium-like courses, to those which have much climbing, as exemplified by La Flèche Wallonne Féminine which ends on the famed Mur de Huy climb with several sections exceeding 15% grades.
- Anna Wilson married in 2000 and changed her surname to Milward.
A teams classification was added in 2006.
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- Referred to as World Cup Sydney in 1998, World Cup Canberra from 1999 to 2001 and Geelong World Cup from 2004 and 2008.
- Referred to as GP William Tell in 1998 and UCI World Cup Finale Embrach in 1999 and 2000.
- Referred to as World Cup Hamilton City in 1999, 2001 and 2002.
- Team time trial