Jolien D'hoore wins Madrid Challenge by la Vuelta

Jolien D'Hoore wins La Madrid Challenge ahead of Coryn Rivera and Roxane Fournier

Jolien D'hoore ( Wiggle-High5 ) won the final round of the Women's WorldTour, beating Coryn Rivera ( Team Sunweb ) in a close-run sprint at the Madrid Challenge. Roxanne Fournier (FDJ) was the only rider to come close to the pair, taking the final podium spot with a strong ride. "It means a lot. It was the last race of the year it was also WorldTour and I won it last year so I really wanted to do it again. I'm really happy that I could do it," D'hoore said after the race. The defending champion, D'hoore had to come from a long way back, navigating one of Rivera's lead out riders before she could launch her sprint. Once she was in full flight, there was little to stop D'hoore adding her second straight win at the one-day race. The peloton arrived at the Plaza Cibeles intact after catching a ...

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