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Lorena Wiebes (Team SD Worx - Protime) winning stage one of the 2024 Ford RideLondon Classique




Wiebes wins stage one of 2024 Ford RideLondon Classique

Lorena Wiebes (Team SD Worx - Protime) has won Stage One of the UCI Women's WorldTour Ford RideLondon Classique in Colchester.

The 159KM stage, which started in Saffron Walden, came down to a bunch sprint with Wiebes coming out on top ahead of Letizia Paternoster (Liv-Alula-Jayco) and Clara Copponi (Lidl-Trek) after being led-out by her team-mate and world champion Lotte Kopecky.

Wiebes will now go into tomorrow's 143KM stage, which starts and finishes in Maldon, wearing the race leader's jersey. She also leads the Sprints Classification with 15 points.

Rebecca Koerner (Uno-X Mobility) will wear the Queen of the Mountains jersey after winning a maximum nine points in the competition during today's stage after being part of the day's main breakaway alongside Lea Lin Teutenberg (Ceratizit - WNT Pro Cycling Team).

Eleonora Camilla Gasparrini (UAE Team ADQ) leads the Young Riders Classification after finishing eighth in the sprint finish.

Last year’s overall champion Charlotte Kool (Team DSM-Firmenich PostNL) finished fifth in the sprint.

To view full details of today's stage, click here.