Elite Women’s Teams

AGOLICO (Mexico)

Founded in 2017, Agolico is a platform that encourages both cycling and its athletes to reap success in national and international competitions. Both the Mexican and Costa Rican National Champions race for the Mexican outfit.

  • Denisse AHUMADA (CHI)
  • Anet BARRERA (MEX)
  • Ariadna GUTIERREZ (MEX)
  • Jeniffer MORALES (CRC)
  • Marcela PRIETO (MEX)
  • Andrea RAMIREZ (MEX)
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ALE' BTC LJUBLJANA (ITALY)

Ale’ BTC Ljubljana is the only Italian WorldTeam and is always in the mix, including winning in 2018 with Chloe Hosking. Since its inception in 2011, the team quickly rose to the top – look out for #YellowFluoOrange.

  • Maaike BOOGAARD (NED)
  • Urska BRAVEC (SLO)
  • Anastasiia CHURSINA (RUS)
  • Jutatip MANEEPHAN (THA)
  • Urska PINTAR (SLO)
  • Anna TREVISI (ITA)
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ASTANA WOMEN'S TEAM (Kazakhstan)

On their first visit to Australia in 2019, Astana Women’s Team claimed the Deakin University Elite Women’s Road Race title when Arlenis Sierra stormed to victory. Can the reigning champ hold off the strongest field yet in the newly appointed UCI Women’s WorldTour classic?

  • Arlenis SIERRA (CUB)
  • Francesca PATTARO (ITA)
  • Katia RAGUSA (ITA)
  • Lisbeth YARELI SALAZAR (MEX)
  • Maryna IVANIUK (UKR)
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BEPINK (ITALY)

Italian team, BePink will return for the third time to Geelong and the Surf Coast region this summer. Founded in 2011, the impressive UCI Women’s WorldTeam will be hoping for a top 10 finish after coming close in previous editions.

  • Silvia VALSECCHI (ITA)
  • Silvia ZANARDI (ITA)
  • Simona FRAPPORTI (ITA)
  • Marketa HAJKOVA (CZE)
  • Melissa VAN NECK (CZE)
  • Grace ANDERSON (NZL)
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CANYON//SRAM RACING (Germany)

With 16 women from 10 different countries, this German UCI WorldTeam is renowned for being open-minded, but aggressive in pursuit of its goals. Get ready for action from this group of talented and inspiring women.

  • Tiffany CROMWELL (AUS)
  • Tanja ERATH (GER)
  • Ella HARRIS (NZL)
  • Hannah LUDWIG (GER)
  • Jessica PRATT (AUS)
  • Alexis RYAN (USA)
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DOLTCINI - VAN EYCK SPORT UCI WOMEN CYCLING (Belgium)

Returning to the Deakin University Elite Women’s Road Race for a second time, the Belgium team will be one to watch. Among its ranks is the Portuguese Road Race and Time Trial Champion, the Belgian Road Race Champ and the French Individual Time Trial Title holder.

  • Mieke DOCX (BEL)
  • Justine VROMANNE (BEL)
  • Minke BAKKER (NED)
  • Marieke VAN WITZENBURG (NED)
  • Jenna MERRICK (NZL)
  • Nicole HANSELMANN (SWZ)
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FDJ NOUVELLE - AQUITAINE FUTUROSCOPE (France)

The French outfit competes in Geelong and Torquay for the first time in 2020. With strong climber Brodie Chapman lining up alongside her new team mates including Lauren Kitchen and French champ Jade Wiel, the team will be a strong chance for the overall.

  • Brodie CHAPMAN (AUS)
  • Shara GILLOW (AUS)
  • Maëlle GROSSETETE (FRA)
  • Victorie GUILMAN (FRA)
  • Lauren KITCHEN (AUS)
  • Jade WIEL (FRA)
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MITCHELTON-SCOTT (Australia)

With the 2020 National Road Race Champion Amanda Spratt at the helm, Mitchelton-SCOTT could be about to register its third Deakin Women’s Race crown. The Australian team is rounded out with a line-up of both seasoned pros and rising stars.

  • Amanda SPRATT (AUS)
  • Georgia WILLIAMS (NZL)
  • Jessica ALLEN (AUS)
  • Grace BROWN (AUS)
  • Lucy KENNEDY (AUS)
  • Jessica ROBERTS (GBR)
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RALLY CYCLING (USA)

With 2018 winner Chloe Hosking now riding with America’s Rally Cycling, the team is highly likely to take a tilt at the Deakin Women’s Race title in 2020. The Australian sprinter will play a mentor role at Rally, but is also keen to add to her palmares.

  • Chloe HOSKING (AUS)
  • Krista DOEBEL-HICKOK (USA)
  • Heidi FRANZ (USA)
  • Liegh Ann GANZAR (USA)
  • Sara POIDEVAN (CAN)
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ROXSOLT ATTAQUER (Australia)

This year, after a successful 2019, the team is taking a step up to the UCI Continental level. Starting in Australia, the team will then head to Europe and America during the 2020 season. Look for spearhead 11-time Australian Champion Peta Mullens.

  • Justine BARROW (AUS)
  • Peta MULLENS (AUS)
  • Emily HERFOSS (AUS)
  • Bree WILSON (AUS)
  • Veronica LEBEDEV (AUS)
  • Madeline WRIGHT (AUS)
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TEAM SUNWEB (Germany)

For the first time Team Sunweb will race both its Men’s and Women’s UCI WorldTour programs in Geelong. The Women’s WorldTeam will feature road captain Julia Soek and young riders former German Road Race Champion Liane Lippert and Frenchwoman Juliette Labous.

  • Pfeiffer GEORGI (GBR)
  • Leah KIRCHMANN (CAN)
  • Juliette LABOUS (FRA)
  • Liane LIPPERT (GER)
  • Anna Louise HENDERSON (GBR)
  • Julia SOEK (NED)
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TREK-SEGAFREDO (USA)

Trek-Segafredo entered the women’s peloton in 2019 and the depth of talent is extraordinary. With one day specialists in the team and a number of strong support riders, don’t be surprised if you see stars like Lotta Henttala and Ruth Winder finishing in the top bunch.

  • Lotta HENTTALA (FIN)
  • Anna PLICHTA (POL)
  • Abi VAN TWISK (GBR)
  • Tayler WILES (USA)
  • Ruth WINDER (USA)
  • Trixi WORRACK (GER)
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TEAM TIBCO-SILICON VALLEY BANK (USA)

The longest running professional women’s cycling team in North America, Tibco Silicon Valley Bank is stacked with Olympic and World Championship squad riders and has produced several national champions. This is certainly a team to watch!

  • Lauren STEPHENS (USA)
  • Erica CLEVENGER (USA)
  • Sarah GIGANTE (AUS)
  • Jenelle CROOKS (NZL)
  • Sharlotte LUCAS (NZL)
  • Nina KESSLER (NED)
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KORDAMENTHA AUSTRALIAN NATIONAL TEAM (AUSTRALIA)

Inaugural Deakin Women’s Race winner Rachel Neylan leads this line-up of young stars. The team is sure to ride both a strategic and exciting race. Neylan has committed to mentoring the emerging talent and will be a great influence on their careers.

  • Rachel NEYLAN (AUS)
  • Ruby ROSEMAN GANNON (AUS)
  • Anya LOUW (AUS)
  • Sophie EDWARDS (AUS)
  • Alexandra MARTIN WALLACE (AUS)
  • Nicole FRAIN (AUS)
  • CEGORR WOMEN’S
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