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Ellen van Dijk rounds up escape successfully and win Dwars door Vlaanderen for women

54a904fb261a4ed6dce87944babde569 - Ellen van Dijk rounds up escape successfully and win Dwars door Vlaanderen for women

Ellen Van Dijk (Sunweb) Wednesday, Dwars door Vlaanderen (cat. 1.1) won. The 31-year-old Dutch escaped in the final lead group of eight and had to finish the race, after 117 km from Tielt to Waregem, 55 seconds for the first achtervolgsters. Amy Pieters and Floortje Mackaij, a teamgenote van Dijk, provided for a full Dutch podium.

It is the sixth time in seven editions, that there is a Dutch with the victory to get going in Waregem. For Van Dijk, the 2014 winner of the Tour of Flanders, it is the second victory of the season. At the end of February, she was in Tielt-Winge the best in the Omloop van het Hageland (1.1).

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