Marianne Vos quits Giro Donne to focus on Tour de France Femmes

The 35-year-old Jumbo-Visma leader leaves the race with two stage wins

Marianne Vos Giro Donne
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Marianne Vos has quite the Giro Donne to focus on recovery before starting the Tour de France Femmes avec Zwift on July 24. 

Two stage wins at the Giro this year takes the 35-year-old's overall tally to 32, further extending her record for the most stage victories in the history at the race. Vos won the second and fifth stages in convincing fashion in Italy, outsprinting her opponents both times to cross the line first. 

Vos revealed she has already switched her attentions to the next challenge in the calendar \at the Tour de France Femmes, as announced by her Jumbo-Visma team on Twitter.

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Ryan is a staff writer for Cycling Weekly, having joined the team in September 2021. He first joined Future in December 2020, working across FourFourTwo, Golf Monthly, Rugby World and Advnture's websites, before making his way to cycling. After graduating from Cardiff University with a degree in Journalism and Communications, Ryan earned a NCTJ qualification to further develop as a writer.