Lorena Wiebes powers clear of the field to win stage two of the Women's Tour

The Dutchwoman won her ninth race of the season, and her fifth race in England this year

Lorena Wiebes wins stage two of the Women's Tour in Harlow
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Lorena Wiebes returned to the top of the sprinting tree on Tuesday, winning the second stage of the Women’s Tour.

Despite a crash in the bunch putting her and the entire DSM team out of position with only eight kilometres to go, the Dutch rider was a class apart. With her team rejoining her in the peloton she was perfectly placed by her team, winning the final sprint with relative ease. 

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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.