Alena Amialiusik takes solo win after an entertaining day at the Lotto Belgium Tour

Lorena Wiebes takes second place to move into the overall lead with one day to go

Alena Amialiusik (CanyonSRAM) wins stage two of the 2021 Lotto Belgium Tour in Galmaarden
(Image credit: Luc Claesen/Getty Images)

Alena Amialiusik took the win after an entertaining second stage at the Lotto Belgium Tour on Wednesday. The former Belarusian champion escaped four other leaders in the closing five kilometres of what was a hugely combative stage, winning alone.

Lorena Wiebes won the sprint for second place and with it took the overall lead into Friday’s final stage, while Lotte Kopecky was third.

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Owen Rogers is an experienced journalist, covering professional cycling and specialising in women's road racing. He has followed races such as the Women's Tour and Giro d'Italia Donne, live-tweeting from Women's WorldTour events as well as providing race reports, interviews, analysis and news stories. He has also worked for race teams, to provide post race reports and communications.