Blijlevens: That was pure class from Marianne Vos

Marianne Vos (Waowdeals)

Only four days after her victory at the PostNord Vårgårda WestSweden Road Race , Marianne Vos ( WaowDeals ) climbed the top step of the podium again on Friday after winning stage 1 of the Ladies Tour of Norway . Again it was a long sprint that delivered Vos to victory. Opening up with 200 metres to go on the uphill finishing straight, the experienced Dutchwoman caught lone attacker Karol-Ann Canuel (Boels Dolmans) at the 100-metre mark and passed her on the right side of the road. Emilia Fahlin ( Wiggle High5 ) came around Canuel on the left and was the only one who could challenge Vos for the stage win. But it was Vos who came out victorious thanks to a well-timed bike throw. "That was pure class from Marianne," WaowDeals sports director Jeroen Blijlevens said of his star rider. "She's been on a constant high level for ...

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