Vårgårda WestSweden 2022 Photos

Since 2006 (with a break in 2020 and 2021 due to the COVID-19 pandemic), the Swedish road cycling event “Vårgårda WestSweden” (formerly: Open de Suède Vårgårda) has been held as part of the Women’s Cycling World Cup.

It is a Swedish road cycling event for women that has been held in the municipality of Vårgårda since 2006.

The event runs around the municipality of Vårgårda in Sweden and consists of a one-day race and a team time trial.

1. Stage Vårgårda WestSweden Team Trial

TREK – SEGAFREDO: Postnord Vargarda Sweden TTT

The team time trial of the 15th Postnord Vårgårda WestSweden on 6 August 2022 was won by Team Trek-Segafredo (USA) ahead of Team SD Worx (Netherland) and Team DSM (Netherland).

2. Stage Vårgårda WestSweden Road Race

CORDON-RAGOT Audrey: Postnord Vargarda Sweden RR
CORDON-RAGOT Audrey: Postnord Vargarda Sweden RR

The road race of the 15th Postnord Vårgårda WestSweden over 125.7 kilometres on 7 August 2022 was won by Audrey CORDON- RAGOT from Team Trek – Segafredo ahead of Pfeiffer GEORGI from Team DSM and Valerie DEMEY from Team Liv Racing Xstra. Actually, the Dutchwoman Marianne VOS of Team Jumbo-Visma won the race. However, she was later disqualified due to a rule violation: she had leaned her wrists on the handlebars. The so-called “puppy paws” position is not allowed.