Lucinda Brand has in Surhuisterveen, the Netherlands title in cross-country conquered. The rider of Team Sunweb was supreme in the Frisian mud, and has performed as a soloist for the gold. Maud Kaptheijns croste to the silver, Annemarie Sausage earned the bronze.
Two candidates for the tricolor jersey, were missing. Sophie de Boer has by vermoeidheidsproblemen her season has ended and also titelverdedigster Marianne Vos did not feel fit enough to start.