Annemiek van Vleuten shrugs off any lasting jet lag to solo to Clásica San Sebastián victory

Three days ago the Dutchwoman was winning gold in Tokyo and now takes the Basque one-day race

Annemiek van Vleuten
(Image credit: Getty)

Annemiek van Vleuten followed up her scintillating Olympic performances by taking the win at Clásica San Sebastián on Saturday.

The newly crowned Olympic time trial champion attacked what remained of the peloton on the steepest sections of the final climb, reaching the top alone, before then powering over the final eight kilometres to the victory.

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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.