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Demi Vollering rides to a great 2nd place in Le Markstein and takes the mountain jersey

Demi Vollering rides to a great 2nd place in Le Markstein and takes the mountain jersey

Annemiek Van Vleuten attacked very early in the stage and only Demi Vollering could follow her. The Team SD Worx rider latched on to the wheel and was the first to reach the top of Le Petit Ballon. “I wanted to put pressure on Annemiek in the descent, so I accelerated just above the top,” …

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Vos loses yellow jersey in queen stage Tour de France Femmes

Vos loses yellow jersey in queen stage Tour de France Femmes

With three first-category climbs, the Tour’s penultimate stage promised a real battlefield. Vos, who had announced before the stage that it would be challenging to retain the yellow jersey, was dropped from the group of favourites on the first climb. Surrounded by her teammates, Vos crossed the finish line much later than Van Vleuten. “I …

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Double stage winner Lorena Wiebes abandons Tour de France Femmes

Double stage winner Lorena Wiebes abandons Tour de France Femmes

After being involved in a heavy crash during yesterday’s stage, Wiebes suffered some abrasions and required stitches to her elbow. In consultation with the team’s medical staff after being thoroughly examined, she was given the all clear to start today’s stage. However, after fighting hard throughout the day she succumbed to her injuries and had …

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Juliette Labous claims brilliant 4th on queen stage and moves up to 4th on GC

Juliette Labous claims brilliant 4th on queen stage and moves up to 4th on GC

The penultimate day at the Tour de France Femmes saw the peloton take on one of the toughest stages on the calendar, with three big climbs and 3000 metres of ascent packed into just a 127-kilometre-long route. It was a fast and attacking start to the day, with Pfeiffer Georgi making an original group of …

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A gritty performance and best young rider emerge in Queen Stage

A gritty performance and best young rider emerge in Queen Stage

Elisa Longo Borghini goes for broke in a bid for final podium as Shirin van Anrooij climbs into white jersey at the Tour de France Femmes Elisa Longo Borghini gave everything in a gritty performance in Stage 7 at the Tour de France Femmes. It was pure Elisa, a determined, solo effort to try and …

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Silvia Persico, the story continues: she is sixth in the queen stage of the Tour

Silvia Persico, the story continues: she is sixth in the queen stage of the Tour

In the queen stage of the Grande Boucle, with three climbs and almost 3000 meters in altitude, Silvia Persico confirms herself as an athlete capable of going fast on all terrains, finishing in sixth place the stage won by Annemiek Van Vleuten. In the queen stage of the Tour de France Femmes, with three climbs …

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Mountains and GC competition dominate TDFF queen stage

Mountains and GC competition dominate TDFF queen stage

WORDS: REBECCA BLAND iMAGES: ZAC WILLIAMS The penultimate stage of the 2022 Tour de France Femmes was not for the faint-hearted. Lung-busting climbs and full gas racing defined the day as the battle for the general classification finally opened up. The riders took in over 3,000m of elevation on today’s stage, climbing both the petit …

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Kasia fights to keep her GC 3rd place

Kasia fights to keep her GC 3rd place

As the Tour de France Femmes avec Zwift hit the mountains, CANYON//SRAM Racing’s Kasia Niewiadoma put in a fighting performance to hold her third place in the general classification. Teammates Pauliena Rooijakkers and Elise Chabbey climbed strongly to finish in the top fifteen, putting CANYON//SRAM Racing back in the lead in the team classification. Going into the penultimate stage, 2 …

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