Kirsten Wild takes her second consecutive win with an imperious sprint at Ghent-Wevelgem

Young riders continue to shine in the sprints as Wiebes and Paternoster complete the podium

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WNT-Rotor’s Kirtsen Wild made it two wins from two sprints at Ghent-Wevelgem on Sunday, taking her second WorldTour win of the year. In another powerful display, the Dutchwoman appeared invincible as she crossed the line well ahead of her rivals.

Behind her the young sprinters continued to shine, with Lorena Wiebes (Parkhotel Valkenburg) placing second and 19 year-old Italian Letizia Paternoster (Trek-Segafredo) taking her first WorldTour podium in third.

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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.