After the Giro and the Tour, Annemick van Vluden also won the Vuelta. “It’s already been a great season, Liège and the circuit. I won’t think about it until next winter because now I’m already focused on the World Cup,” the 39-year-old Dutchwoman said on Sunday. Last stage in Madrid.
“There’s not much time to savor the season. You immediately have a new goal in mind, and that’s it this time too. It was a great race, especially because we signed a great team performance all week. The first two days. It was a lot of fun, we started with the team time trial, the second Yesterday I took the captain’s jersey thanks to the great work of my teammates. But the final victory was not certain. They had to work hard to protect my jersey. On Saturday, after Anna Geisenhofer went on the attack and created a big gap.” Considering the World Cup to be held in Australia, the Netherlands team is hopeful. “After five weeks without competition, we still don’t know a bit about her form, but I noticed on the queen stage that I’m good and I can go to Australia with confidence. I also did three days of special training here. No pain,” explained Annemick van Vlooten. (Belga)
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