Kristen Wild won the third stage of Healthy Ageing Tour today in Musselkanaal, The Netherlands. Sprinting from a 19-rider group, the WNT won ahead of Barbara Guarischi (TRV) and Lotta Lepistö (TSF). The best placed rider for CANYON//SRAM Racing was Alice Barnes in tenth position.
“The split happened on the first lap. Lisa and I were well positioned and once the gap established the group worked well together to keep ahead. In the final, there were a lot of attacks. I was trying to save for the sprint, but with so many attacks I couldn’t leave Lisa to cover everything,” said Alice.
“The sprint was messy. No one really had a lead out. Lisa came to help me late but I was boxed in and was never really able to sprint. It was disappointing for me to have this opportunity but not be able to use it properly,” added Alice.
Lisa Klein goes into third position on the general classification ahead of tomorrow’s double stage day: an ITT in the morning and a short road stage in the afternoon.
How to follow Stage 4a and 4b
Saturday 13 April | 14.4km ITT | Winsum | First rider 10:00CEST
Saturday 13 April | 74.6km | Wolvega – Heerenveen | 15:00-16:54CEST
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