Headwind spoils attacks in women's Gent-Wevelgem

Lorena Wiebes, Kirsten Wild and Letizia Paternoster on the Gent-Wevelgem podium

Kirsten Wild ( WNT-Rotor ) is in stellar form right now. After winning the sprint in De Panne on Thursday, she did the same in Gent-Wevelgem on Sunday . Like in De Panne, Wild was piloted expertly by her teammate Lisa Brennauer in the final. The WNT-Rotor lead-out had almost become undone at gent-Wevelgem, however, as Brennauer suffered misfortune in the final. "Lisa punctured twice in the last 15 km, that made it really hard for her, so she didn't have the best legs anymore," said Wild after the race. "But she put me in the right position, and I just had to finish. I was surprised that it came back together to such a big group. After the climbs it was a small group, but no team really took the lead. My teammates kept me comfortable on the road and out of the wind, I could relax, and that ...

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