Marc Hirschi & Anna van der Breggen win La Fleche Wallonne

Mauri Vansevenant
Vansevenant had broken a ways from the peloton within the males’s go sooner than crashing

New time trial and road world champion Anna van der Breggen has won the Fleche Wallonne basic one-day go in Belgium for a fable sixth time.

The Boels-Dolmans rider now holds the fable for heaps of wins following a hasten up the legendary Mur de Huy.

Marc Hirschi of Sunweb took the males’s go with a sturdy acceleration up the identical climb.

Real a pair of minutes sooner than, breakaway rider Mauri Vansevenant bizarrely left the road and crashed into bushes.

The Deceuninck-Fleet Step rider recovered well to fetch a scrutinize at to withhold on to his lead nonetheless was caught by the peloton.

Hirschi, 22, beat Benoit Cosnefroy of AG2R La Mondiale and EF Legit Cycling’s Michael Woods.

Swiss Hirschi took cycling by storm following some battling performances sooner or later of September’s Tour de France, in which he won the general most combative rider prize and the 12th stage.

Marc Hirschi
Hirschi, simply, also beat Tour winner Tadej Pogacar

Within the ladies folk’s go, 30-year-used Van der Breggen beat Demi Vollering of Parkhotel Valkenburg despite her makes an attempt to breakaway up the Huy.

Cecilie Uttrup Ludwig of FDJ Nouvelle Aquitaine Futuroscope tried to head with Van der Breggen nonetheless also can’t withhold on.

Her sixth pick within the go – accomplished in consecutive years from 2015 – takes Van der Breggen one certain of fellow Dutch rider Marianne Vos.

Meanwhile, Wednesday’s 2nd stage of the males’s Binck Bank Tour was cancelled as restrictions in some areas of the Netherlands were tightened following a upward thrust in coronavirus circumstances.

The stage go is expected to renew on Thursday with an 11km time trial.

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