NewsRacing 20 July 2018

Archibald and Northwave rule the BeNe Ladies Tour prologue

Wiggle High5’s Brit claims a beautiful win with her Extreme RR in Oosterhout (Belgium) preceding Marianne Vos

Katie Archibald of the Team Wiggle High5 Pro Cycling - entirely supplied with Northwave Extreme RR shoes - celebrated her first seasonal win in BeNe Ladies Tour’s prologue, in Oosterhout (Belgium), completing the 3,9 Km course in 4:42, at the average speed of 49.787 Kph, on Thursday July 19th.

In Belgium, the 24-year-old Brit marked her return to the competitions from a collarbone’s injury occurred on the home roads of the OVO Energy Women’s Tour, last June. Archibald preceded Dutch Marianne Vos (+11”) and Dane Pernille Mathiesen (+12”). Thanks to this result, also dressing the first GC leader jersey.

Wiggle High5 occupies the first place in the Teams Classification ahead of Danish National Team (+7”) and Canyon SRAM Racing (+11”). In addition, twelfth in the prologue, the Italian youngster Elena Pirrone (Astana Women’s Team) occupies the third place in the Youth Classification, 8 seconds behind leader Mathiesen.

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