NBC Sports activities introduced Wednesday that it has secured unique rights to air the highly-anticipated Tour de France Femmes avec Zwift throughout the US on Peacock and CNBC from July 24-31.
Race Director Marion Rousse has acknowledged that the American broadcast community has dedicated to airing the occasion for 2 editions in 2022 and 2023.
“I’m delighted that NBC Sports activities is becoming a member of the Tour de France Femmes avec Zwift broadcasters,” Rousse stated.
“For the 2 first editions of the occasion, NBC Sports activities will present girls’s racing with the know-how it shows every year in its protection of the Tour de France, and produce the joy of the race to followers throughout the US.
“NBC Sports activities thus participates within the delivery of attainable vocations amongst younger girls, in a rustic the place feminine biking already occupies an vital place.”
ASO and Rousse revealed the route for the eight-day Tour de France Femmes on the Palais des Congrès final October in Paris. The ladies’s skilled peloton will compete for the distinguished yellow jersey throughout eight days and a complete of 1,029km.
The race will start on the Eiffel Tower and conclude with the summit end of La Planche des Belles Filles.
As well as, it’s set to turn into the richest race within the girls’s peloton with a complete of €250,000 on provide and €50,000 in prize cash for the winner.
“We’re excited to additional our relationship with the Amaury Sport Group by including this prestigious occasion to our biking portfolio, and to showcase the distinctive athletes who can be competing for the most important prize in girls’s biking,” stated Michael Perman, VP, Programming, NBC Sports activities.
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