Anna van der Breggen wins La Course as slippery cobbles cause havoc

Dutch rider claims yet another win in a hugely successful season in difficult conditions on the Champs Elysees

Anna van der Breggen (Sunada)

(Image credit: Yuzuru Sunada)

Fresh from winning the ten-day Giro Rosa, Anna van der Breggen won today’s rain-soaked La Course in Paris.

On the final lap the Dutch Rabo-Liv rider escaped the clutches of the peloton and finished the 89-kilometre race just one second clear. Belgian champion Jolien D’hoore (Wiggle-Honda) won the bunch sprint for second place ahead of Amy Pieters (Liv-Plantur).

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