After standing victorious at Tour de France 2022, Jumbo-Visma is now making rounds on the Tour de France Femmes. Marianne Vos of staff Jumbo-Visma had a clear win on twenty fifth July, Monday. She not solely gained stage 2, but additionally now holds the yellow jersey. Vos is now the brand new race chief.
It was already recognized that Vos will rise, the one query was to when. She misplaced at Champs-Élysées to Lorena Wiebes (DSM) by mere seconds. However on stage 2, there was no outsprinting Marianne, as nobody was in a position to escape her wrath.
With 20 km to go, a bunch of six girls was fashioned that fought their manner. The group included Kasia Niewiadoma (Canyon-SRAM) and Silvia Persico (Valvar Journey Service). Elisa Balsamo (Trek-Segafredo) launched the primary assault accompanied by GC chief Elisa Longo Borghini and our very personal Maike van der Duin (Le Col-Wahoo), the perfect yound rider.
This group of six completed first, carefully adopted by the second group, together with Demi Vollering (SD Worx), Lorena Wiebes (DSM) and Mavi García (UAE Group ADQ). This group closed in with a niche of 29 seconds from the main group. The third group closed 39 seconds behind the lead group, and it included Annemiek van Vleuten (Movistar), the best-loved.
The day additionally stood witness to many crashes and amongst them, the worst was met by Marta Cavalli and Cecilie Uttrup Ludwig (FDJ-Suez-Futuroscope). Whereas Cecilie simply pulled out of total rivalry, Marta needed to abandon the race as she met a head harm. There was a crash with simply 25 km left of the race, and as Marta approached the mummbled-jumbled racers, apreaded on the street, she slowed down as a precaution to keep away from crashing.
Regardless of the precaution, she was hit from behind by Nicole Frain (Parkhotel Valkenburg) who was unaware of the sitaution herself. Marta hit the bottom, straight on her again. After a couple of minutes had handed, she tried to get again on her bike, however she was unable to take action. Sdly, she needed to be taken out of the race. The rider was visibly upset at tears rolled down her cheeks.
The staff supervisor for FDJ-Suez-Futuroscope, Stephen Delcourt, made the announcement after the race:
She hesitated and needed to proceed however the staff stated no, we don’t wish to play with the lifetime of a rider. Biking is simply a part of life, not the precedence.
Nonetheless, the day belonged to Marianne Vos, who completely timed her assault to take the stage win. A seemingly completely happy Vos, stated to the media:
I needed to strive my finest and do issues proper however I additionally knew there have been some quick ladies. In fact, it was very onerous within the closing so all people most likely had sore legs. I simply needed to go and see if it might be sufficient
|1||Marianne Vos||Group Jumbo-Visma||03:14:02|
|2||Silvia Persico||Valcar-Journey & Service||+00|
|3||Katarzyna Niewiadoma||CANYON//SRAM Racing||+00|
|4||Elisa Longo Borghini||Trek-Segafredo||+02|
|5||Maike van der Duin||Le Col Wahoo||+ 12|
|6||Lorena Wiebes||Group DSM||+ 29|
|7||Julie De Wilde||Plantur-Pura||+ 29|
|8||Rachele Barbieri||Liv Racing Xstra||+ 29|
|9||Lotte Kopecky||Group SD Worx||+ 29|
|10||Maria Giulia Confalonieri||Ceratizit-WNT Professional Biking||+ 29|
Additionally Learn: Tour De France Femmes Stage One: Lorena Wiebes Emerged Gloriously
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