Van der Breggen bids farewell with a seventh triumph
After taking off under a bright sunshine at 8:46 on the 130.2-km course, the pack remained bunched until kilometre 4 when Heidi Franz (RLW) gave it a go. After having a 10-second lead, she was caught back at km 9. Ten kilometres later, Gerritse (PHV) was the next to pull away, rapidly joined by Lach (WNT). At km 43, the front two could enjoy a 40’’...
THE NETHERLANDS vs THE REST OF THE WORLD
Dutchwomen Anna van der Breggen (6 victories on the Mur de Huy) and Marianne Vos (5 victories) will again be aiming for a historical triumph on the 24th edition of the Flèche Wallonne Femmes, whilst Annemiek van Vleuten will be hoping to write her name on the roll of honour for an event that often smiles on stars from Holland.
Denmark’s Cecilie Uttrup, second...
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