Lotte Kopecky (Lotto Soudal Ladies) Sunday in her first race of the season, immediately the victory in pocket. The 23-year-old Antwerp triumphed in the Tour of Valencia, (1.2), a one day race in the women. Kopecky was on a flat track in the sprint faster than the British Alice Barnes (Canyon SRAM Racing) and her Vietnamese ploegmate Thi That and Nguyen (Lotto Soudal Ladies).
The Tour of Valencia, organised this year for the first time, a ladies tournament. Kopecky was preparing for the track cycling world CHAMPIONSHIPS at the end of this month (27 February-3 march) in the Dutch Apeldoorn.
The Tour of Valencia for men comes later Sunday to an end with the fifth and final stage.