Klein Secures First-Ever Stage Race Win At Healthy Ageing Tour
Lisa Klein ( Canyon-SRAM ) took her first-ever stage race overall win on Sunday at the Healthy Ageing Tour in the Netherlands. The 22-year-old German rider won the title by eight seconds over Ellen van Dijk (Trek-Segafredo) and by 31 seconds ahead of Kirsten Wild (WNT-Rotor). "I'm overwhelmed and incredibly happy. I still really can't believe it. My first victory as a professional [that wasn't a prologue or youth jersey] and it's a stage race win," Klein said in a team statement. Klein took the overall lead of the four-day, five-stage race after placing second to Van Dijk in the stage 4a time trial on Saturday, fulfilling a major goal. "I came into this tour with the goal of winning the ITT stage. It was ambitious, but that's what I had in my mind. In the end, my second place there set me up for this stage race win. I'm ...
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