Van Vleuten: "It’s not easy anymore to win and that makes it even better"
"It’s my best spring ever, in terms of results but also if I look at my numbers, the power outputs, also the times on Strava… I was never so fast on Mur de Huy but someone was faster than me. The level is growing and there are more girls able to win. It’s not easy anymore to win and that makes it even better when you do it. Last time, I was able...
Brown: “I expected to be on the podium maybe earlier this season”
"It’s quite different from my previous podium in Liège. Three years ago, I was chasing behind Lizzie Deignan, and I felt like I was catching back to her, while this time I was in a group, we couldn’t come close to Annemiek [van Vleuten] and I had to sprint for second. I expected to be on the podium maybe earlier this season. It’s a relief to finish...
Vollering: “An impressive ride from Annemiek”
"I think I cannot be disappointed with so many podiums but of course I wanted to win today. I felt good but it was a bit too hard to follow Annemiek [van Vleuten]. She has a big engine. It was an impressive ride from her. Marlen [Reusser] attacked before La Redoute. We came close, Annemiek made the jump and Marlen was able to follow which was perfect. Then it came back, Grace...
Van Vleuten flies again in the Ardennes
After a series of places of 2nd in recent classics, Annemiek van Vleuten (Movistar Team Women) capped off her spring with an impressive one-woman show on the final ascents of Liège-Bastogne-Liège Femmes. Already a winner in the Ardent City in 2019, the Dutch star put the hammer down on the Côte de la Redoute, and eventually went solo on the Côte de...
1. Annemiek van Vleuten (Movistar Team Women)
2. Grace Brown (FDJ Nouvelle-Aquitaine), +43''
3. Demi Vollering (Team SD Worx)
4. Ashleigh Moolman-Pasio (Team SD Worx)
5. Elisa Longo Borghini (Trek-Segafredo)
Annemiek van Vleuten wins Liège-Bastogne-Liège Femmes 2022
Her second victory in the Ardennes Monument.
Last kilometre for Van Vleuten!
Moolman-Pasio has attacked in the chase group.
30'' with 3km to go
Van Vleuten is flying to her 2nd victory in Liège-Bastogne-Liège Femmes, three years after the previous one.
Van Vleuten increases her lead
The gap is up to 22'' with 5km to go.
Van Vleuten keeps pushing
The ITT Olympic champion, also a two-time world champion, maintains a gap of 18'' with 8km to go.
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