Gent - Wevelgem 2021 - women: Vos sprints to victory

Marianne Vos gw - Gent - Wevelgem 2021 - women: Vos sprints to victoryfoto: Cor VosMarianne Vos sprints to victory in the women's edition of Gent-Wevelgem ahead of Lotte Kopecky and Lisa Brenauer. Elisa Longo Borghini and Soraya Paladin were caught in the last 500 metres. (Slideshow route/profile)

Results women’s Gent-Wevelgem 2021

1. Marianne Vos (nld)
2. Lotte Kopecky (bel) s.t.
3. Lisa Brennauer (ger) s.t.
4. Elisa Balsamo (ita) s.t.
5. Marta Bastianelli (ita) s.t.
6. Emilia Fahlin (swe) s.t.
7. Kristen Faulkner (usa) s.t.
8. Sarah Roy (aus) s.t.
9. Emma Norsgaard (den) s.t.
10. Lauren Stephens (usa) s.t.

Race report
Elisa Longo Borghini accelerates in the last climb up the Kemmelberg with Kasia Niewiadoma in her wheel. Marianne Vos, Ellen van Dijk, Lotte Kopecky, Marta Cavalli and Amy Pieters bridge across after the top before a group of some twenty riders also rejoins the race lead.

Anna Henderson goes solo just after the regrouping. The Briton moves through Ypres with a 30 seconds lead.

The Trek women accelerate in a windy section to take back Henderson. Elisa Longo Borghini and Soraya Paladin push on together to open up a 30 seconds gap.

The two are brought back inside the 500 metres before Marianne Vos sprints to victory.

Other interesting reads: route and start list of the women’s Gent-Wevelgem 2021.

Gent – Wevelgem 2021: route, profiles, more

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