Christine Majerus wins stage one of the Aviva Women's Tour

Christine Majerus took the win on stage one of the Aviva Women's Tour but breakaway rider Alison Tetrick almost took victory - Photos by Andy Jones

Christine Majerus wins Women's Tour 2016, stage one

(Image credit: Andy Jones)

Eight-time Luxembourg champion Christine Majerus beat three-time world road race champion Marianne Vos to the line in Norwich to claim the first win of the 2016 Aviva Women's Tour.

Majerus, a teammate of Lizzie Armitstead at Boels-Dolmans, crossed the line around two bike lengths ahead of Vos (Rabo-Liv) who, in turn, finished safely ahead of Giorgia Bronzini (Wiggle-High5).

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Stuart Clarke is a News Associates trained journalist who has worked for the likes of the British Olympic Associate, British Rowing and the England and Wales Cricket Board, and of course Cycling Weekly. His work at Cycling Weekly has focused upon professional racing, following the World Tour races and its characters.