Brown beats the sprinters to take a solo win at a windy Brugge - De Panne

The Australian attacked with 10km to go and won by seven seconds

Grace Brown defied the sprinters by winning the Brugge - De Panne with a solo move. The Australian attacked a group of 12 women who had emerged from the cross winds of northern Belgium to power home alone.

While the Australian quickly built an advantage of 25 seconds, that began to drop as the sprinters’ team mates began to coordinate their effort and Brown won by just a few seconds.

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