Kröger wins Lotto Belgium Tour
Mieke Kröger (Germany/Team Virtu Cycling) has won the 2019 Lotto Belgium Tour beating Lotte Kopecky (Lotto Soudal Ladies) by a mere eight seconds.
Photography : Allan Stone 2019
Going into the stage with a lead of 26″ on GC The 27 year old German finished 26″ down in 19th spot behind stage winner Coryn Rivera (USA/Team Sunweb) and had to dig deep on the pave finish to ensure she restricted losses to her closest rival Kopecky to a minimum. As it was it was a close run thing losing 18 seconds of that overnight lead to the Belgian. Third spot went to France’s Audrey Cordon-Ragot (France/Trek-Segafredo Women) at 14″ with Rivera a distant fourth at 2’33”.