Marlen Reusser takes a stunning stage two time trial win at the Simac Ladies Tour 2021

The Olympic silver medalist smashed the opposition setting up a fascinating final three days in the Netherlands

Marlen Reusser (Alé-BTC Ljubljana) in the Swiss champion's skinsuit on her way to winning stage 2 of the 2021 Simac Ladies Tour
(Image credit: Bas Czerwinski/Getty Images)

Olympic silver medalist Marlen Reusser smashed the course to take a stunning stage two time trial victory at the Simac Ladies Tour on Thursday. 

Riding for Alé-BTC Ljubljana, the Swiss time trial champion caught her minute woman on the line, setting a time of 20-41, which was then 1-18 faster than the previous best.

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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.