Lizzie Armitstead knocked off top of WorldTour as Chantal Blaak wins Ghent-Wevelgem

The Brit finished over two minutes down on her teammate at the 2016 Ghent-Wevelgem, after Blaak attacked to take a solo victory

(Image credit: Yuzuru SUNADA)

Bringing the Boels-Dolmans tally of Women’s WorldTour victories to four out of four, Dutch woman Chantal Blaak won today’s Ghent-Wevelgem.

Taking her third victory of the year, and her second WorldTour race after the Ronde van Drenthe, the 26-year-old now replaces teammate Lizzie Armitstead at the top of the WorldTour standings.

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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.