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The 112km level completed at the broad roads of the Dubai Harbour. Carina Schrempf (Fenix-Deeuninck) made a solo assault with 2.5km to race however used to be stuck with 700 metres to head because the peloton dived into the sweeping ultimate flip.
Within the ultimate 500 metres, Kopecky hit the entrance with Wiebes on her wheel. With the road in sight, Wiebes then opened her dash and surged clear of the pack.
Rachele Barbieri (dsm-firmenich PostNL) used to be moment, with fellow Italian Chiara Consonni (UAE Workforce ADQ) in 3rd.
Because of successful the level, Wiebes took a ten-second time bonus and so is the primary race chief, pulling at the crimson jersey. She’s going to put on it throughout Friday’s moment level from Al Mirfa Bab Al Nojoum to Madinat Zayed which is anticipated to additionally end in a high-speed dash.
24-year-old Wiebes gained 12 races in 2023 and began her 2024 season with but every other victory.
“It feels nice to win the primary race of the season. It’s all the time great to win,” Wiebes stated, explaining how she and SD Worx did it.
“It used to be a large chaos within the struggle sooner than the general nook however I nonetheless had Lotte Kopecky and she or he made it absolute best. She’s a perfect rider to must lend a hand. I’m pleased with how we paintings in combination.
“We deliberate to be at the proper up to conceivable for the wind. It labored out. We’ve got the race lead and so there’ll be force on us for level 2 however we’re able for that.”
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