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The 11th annual Novant Health Invitation Criterium race had the streets of Uptown Charlotte shut down today. 200 professional cyclists from over 40 countries competed for cash and prizes.

The winner of the women's race brought home $20,000 while the men's winner raked in $40,000.

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