Alison Jackson sprints to Vuelta Femenina stage two victory after crashes affect race

Canadian takes win as Blanka Kata Vas moves into race lead

Alison Jackson
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Alison Jackson sprinted to victory on a crash-marred stage two of the Vuelta Femenina after a perfect leadout from Kristen Faulkner.

The EF Education-Cannondale rider out-powered Blanka Kata Vas (SD Worx-Protime) and Karlijn Swinkels (UAE Team ADQ) in Moncófar to take the win, with Vas moving into the red leader's jersey as a result of bonus seconds.

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Adam Becket
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Adam is Cycling Weekly’s news editor – his greatest love is road racing but as long as he is cycling on tarmac, he's happy. Before joining Cycling Weekly he spent two years writing for Procycling, where he interviewed riders and wrote about racing. He's usually out and about on the roads of Bristol and its surrounds. Before cycling took over his professional life, he covered ecclesiastical matters at the world’s largest Anglican newspaper and politics at Business Insider. Don't ask how that is related to cycling.