'I still can't believe it' - Demi Vollering wins Tour de France Femmes 2023

SD Worx rider seals yellow jersey with three-minute gap, as team-mate Marlen Reusser triumphs on stage eight

Demi Vollering in the yellow jersey at the Tour de France Femmes 2023
(Image credit: Getty)

In the end, the final stage of the Tour de France Femmes avec Zwift was a formality. 

Demi Vollering (SD Worx), the standout winner of Saturday’s seventh stage, went from champion-elect to champion in Pau, placing second in the closing individual time trial, and sealing her yellow jersey by three minutes and three seconds.

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Tom Davidson
Senior News Writer

Tom joined Cycling Weekly as a news and features writer in the summer of 2022, having previously contributed as a freelancer. He is the host of The TT Podcast, which covers both the men's and women's pelotons and has featured a number of prominent British riders. 

An enthusiastic cyclist himself, Tom likes it most when the road goes uphill and actively seeks out double-figure gradients on his rides. 

He's also fluent in French and Spanish and holds a master's degree in International Journalism.