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Annemiek van Vleuten wins for their own people

Annemiek van Vleuten has Wednesday, the first edition of the Veenendaal Classic (1.1) for women won. The Dutch, who came out for the Dutch national selection, in the absence of her team Mitchelton-SCOTT, brought the after 136,8 kilometers in Veenendaal in a sprint with two for her Polish medevluchter Malgorzata Jasinska. The Luxembourg Lorena Wiebes won by over a minute later, the sprint for the third place, our compatriot Lotte Kopecky. With Sarah Inghelbrecht ended on the tenth place is still a second Belgian in the top ten.

This first edition had a lot of attack attempts in the early stages, but it would still take a long time before a group of five distance managed to take of the peloton. Rotem Gafinvitz, Kylie Waterreus, Alicia Gonzalez, Floortje Mackaij and our compatriot Valerie Demey were, however, never more than 1 minute ahead of the peloton and 36 kilometers from the finish they were caught.

The signal for Van Vleuten to going on the attack. She got the Polish Jasinska and their bonus would rise to more than two minutes. The peloton came too late in action, in the sprint vloerde the Dutch her companion. It is for the 35-year-old Van Vleuten won her eighth victory of the season. Recently, she brought the Giro Rosa on her name, which she also had three stage wins picked up, and she won La Course by le Tour de France.

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