Kirsten Wild has sprinted to picked up from where she left off yesterday on today’s second stage of the Tour of Chongming Island by sprinting to the stage victory.
Tour of Chongming Island
Kirsten Wild has won the opening stage of the Tour of Chongming Island, sprinting to her ninth win of the season and assuming the race lead in doing so.
Nettie Edmondson accomplished the near impossible today in the Tour of Chongming Island when she won both the stage and the general classification – her first win as a professional. In order for Edmondson to win the overall tour, she not only had to win the final stage but Chloe Hosking (Hitec Products-UCK), one of the quickest riders in the peloton and the overnight race leader, had to finish outside the top three.
ORICA-AIS headed to China on Sunday to acclimate to a six hour time difference (Europe – China) ahead of the start of the Tour of Chongming Island. The three day stage race runs Wednesday – Friday and serves as prelude to round five of World Cup racing on Sunday.