Pooley wins first stage of Grande Boucle

Emma Pooley Cervelo Test Team

Emma Pooley won the opening stage of the Grande Boucle yesterday, beating Mariane Vos by 24 seconds over the 18.3km circuit.

It was a dominant performance all round by the Cervelo team who's riders also filled spaces three to six, putting them in a strong position to defend the leader's jersey.

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