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Stage 2 - Ellen van Dijk wins stage 2 TT, Wild stays in lead

Shijndel - Schijndel, Individual TT, 13,3km

 

Race Writeup

Ellen van Dijk (Team Columbia HTC) showed dominance in the individual TT ahead of team mate Linda Villumsen and Marianne Vos (DSB Bank). 

van Dijk never really looked in trouble over the 13.3km stage and powered her way across the line. Kirstin Wild (Cervelo Test Team) could only manage 4th fastest but it was enough to hold onto the overall.

van Dijk also holds the U23 classification ahead of Vos and Trine Schmidt (Team Flexpoint).

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Post Race Comments

Ellen van Dijk (Team Columbia HTC) said of her win, "It was a hard stage to win, after a first long straightaway, there were lots of corners and I had to take a lot of risks. It was really scary!" Fortunately even though it was windy, it wasn't raining like it did here on Tuesday and I could give it 100 percent.  Getting a win in your home country like today is something very special, and I'm really pleased.  Last week I rode in the Dutch national time trials and got third, which was ok, but I'd wanted to do better.  So here I had a point to prove to myself and I managed to get the win. And with Linda in second, it's been a great day for Columbia-HTC."

Overall Van Dijk is now second, tied on time with leader Kirsten Wilde, and she doesn't rule out fighting for the overall in the next few stages.  "The next four stages are all flat and exposed, which is just how I like them. As a sprinter, I think I'll have a chance."


Results - Top 10 - click here to see full result

Position Name Team Time Gap  
1.   VAN DIJK Ellen TCW .17'31" 460   
2.   VILLUMSEN Linda TCW .17'40" 470   9"  
3.   VOS Marianne DSB .17'41" 670   10"  
4.   WILD Kirsten CWT .17'44" 110   13"  
5.   BECKER, Charlotte NUR .17'59" 450   28"  
6.   DÜSTER Sarah CWT .18'02" 330   31"  
7.   SCHMIDT Trine FLX .18'03" 470   32"  
8.   TEUTENBERG Ina TCW .18'13" 690   42"  
9.   MELCHERS-VAN POPPEL Mirjam FLX .18'14" 330   43"  
10.   GUNNEWIJK Loes FLX .18'20" 280   49"  

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General Classification Top 10 - click here to see full GC

Position Name Team Time Gap
1.   WILD Kirsten CWT 3.23'28"     
2.   VAN DIJK Ellen TCW 3.23'28"     
3.   VOS Marianne DSB 3.23'30"   2"  
4.   VILLUMSEN Linda TCW 3.23'37"   9"  
5.   BECKER, Charlotte NUR 3.23'56"   28"  
6.   DÜSTER Sarah CWT 3.23'59"   31"  
7.   TEUTENBERG Ina TCW 3.24'05"   37"  
8.   SCHMIDT Trine FLX 3.24'08"   40"  
9.   MELCHERS-VAN POPPEL Mirjam FLX 3.24'11"   43"  
10.   GUNNEWIJK Loes FLX 3.24'17"   49" 

 

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