Demi Vollering wins an enthralling edition of Brabantse Pijl

After finishing second last year, the Dutch rider rode the final 10km alone to take her first 2022 victory

Demi Vollering (SDWorx) wins the 2022 edition of Brabantse Pijl
Demi Vollering (SDWorx) wins the 2022 edition of Brabantse Pijl
(Image credit: Luc Claessen/Getty)

Demi Vollering avenged her second place last year to take a dominant win at Brabantse Pijl on Wednesday.

The Dutch rider escaped with Pauliena Rooijakkers (Canyon-SRAM) with 26km to go, but was able to drop her compatriot on one of the race’s 24 climbs, riding the final 10km to victory alone. 

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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.