Lizzie Deignan sanguine after Boels-Dolmans miss out at Tour of Flanders

Dutch team forced to settle for third in the Ronde

4 February 2015
7th Ladies Tour of Qatar
Stage 02 : Al Zubarah Fort - Madinat Al Shamal
Photo : Yuzuru SUNADA

(Image credit: Yuzuru SUNADA)

With her health on the mend Lizzie Deignan was sanguine about her team’s close call at Sunday’s Tour of Flanders.

Despite Deignan being the defending champion, her Boels-Dolmans team and gone into the race aiming for a sprint with Dutch rider Chantal Blaak.

Thank you for reading 20 articles this month* Join now for unlimited access

Enjoy your first month for just £1 / $1 / €1

*Read 5 free articles per month without a subscription

Join now for unlimited access

Try first month for just £1 / $1 / €1

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.