Jolien D’hoore (Mitchelton-Scott) on Wednesday the first leg of the Women’s Tour (GBr/WorldTour) to her name written. The Belgian champion celebrated her comeback after injuries. At the end of may she broke down a collarbone during a madison race in the German Dudenhofen.
D’hoore, in Rio good for olympic bronze in the omnium, held in the sprint the Italian Marta Bastianelli, and the American Coryn Rivera after 130 kilometres between Framlingham and Southwold.
Thursday start D’hoore in the leader’s jersey in the second stage, where the peloton is about 145 km from Rushden to Daventry drive. The Women’s Tour ends on Sunday.