The Dutch Janneke Ensing was after 103 icy miles of the best in the GP Le Samyn for women. She was stronger than her compatriot. Mackaij, the Australian Lauren Kitchen and the Italian Soraya Paladin.
The GP Le Samyn means traditionally the start of the Walloon wielervoorjaar. It is only the seventh time that the women may start in the Le Samyn. With temperatures below freezing it was a difficult match.
Janneke Ensing will drive for the Italian team, Cipollini and was clearly the fastest of a small group. In that group was also her while his teammate Soraya Paladin. The Dutch follow Sheyla Guttiérrez on as the winner. Sofie De Vuyst was the first Belgian to go on a eleventh place.
1. Janneke Ensing
2. Floortje Mackaij
3. Lauren Kitchen
4. Soraya Paladin
5. Natalie van Gogh