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Van Vleuten wins Tour of Belgium after new win

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Van Vleuten wins Tour of Belgium after new win

Annemiek van Vleuten has Friday again a stage win in the Tour of Belgium and thus the price on her name written. They came in Geraardsbergen as the first across the finish line in the third stage.

Tuesday had the 33-year-old cyclist from Orica-AIS, all of the victory caught during the prologue. After the second stage, she was just her leader’s jersey to lose.

Van Vleuten came in early August in the road race of the Games in Rio de Janeiro, hard fall. Therefore, handle them in addition to the gold, which was eventually won by Anna van der Breggen.

By that crash was a few days in the hospital with a concussion and damage to a spine. Van Vleuten said advance without ambition to start in the Tour of Belgium.

The fall at the Games in the picture:

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