Annemiek van Vleuten wins the Tour of Flanders with a signature long range move

The European champion attacked on the Paterberg, soloing 13km to win Flanders for the second time

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Annemiek van Vleuten won the Tour of Flanders for the second time with a signature attack.

The European champion launched her move on the Paterberg, the race’s final climb some 13km from the finish, and held off a group of seven chasers.

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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.