2013 UCI Road World Championships – Women's road race
The Women’s road race of the 2013 UCI Road World Championships was a cycling event that took place on 28 September 2013 in the region of Tuscany, Italy.
The course of the race was 140.05 km (87.02 mi) from the town of Montecatini Terme to the Nelson Mandela Forum in Florence.
Qualification was based mainly on the 2013 UCI Nation Ranking as of 15 August 2013. The first five nations in this classification qualified 7 riders to start, the next ten nations qualified 6 riders to start and the next 5 nations qualified 5 riders to start. Other nations and non ranked nations had the possibility to send 3 riders to start.
Moreover, the outgoing World Champion and continental champions were able to take part in the race.
- Outgoing World Champion: Marianne Vos (NED)
- African Champion: Ashleigh Moolman (RSA)
- American Champion: Alenis Sierra (CUB)
- Asian Champion: Mei Yu Hsia (TPE)
- European Champion: Susanna Zorzi (ITA)
- Oceanian Champion: Amy Bradley (AUS)
141 riders from 43 nations participated in the women's road race.
|28 September 2013 || 14:15–17:50 || Women's road race|
|28 September 2013 ||18:10 || Victory ceremony|
Of the race's 141 entrants, 46 riders completed the full distance of 140.05 km (87.02 mi).
Peloton during the race
Front group in the final last lap
Riders who failed to finish
95 riders failed to finish the race.