Chloe Dygert continues comeback with victory in stage two of RideLondon Classique

Kool crashed late, but retains overall lead

Chloe Dygert
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Chloe Dygert (Canyon-SRAM) claimed her first ever victory at World Tour level at the RideLondon Classique, coming out on top in a reduced bunch uphill sprint ahead of Lizzie Deignan (Trek-Segafredo) and Soraya Paladin (Canyon-SRAM).

In a dramatic finale, a crash just before the final kilometre took out race leader and stage favourite Charlotte Kool (DSM), as well as several other riders in a bunch that had already been reduced to about 25 riders.

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Stephen Puddicombe is a freelance journalist for Cycling Weekly, who regularly contributes to our World Tour racing coverage with race reports, news stories, interviews and features. Outside of cycling, he also enjoys writing about film and TV - but you won't find much of that content embedded into his CW articles.