Triumphs of the Vuelta Femenina

Triumphs of the Vuelta Femenina

May 07, 2024

Last week marked the eagerly anticipated Vuelta Femenina, a stage where Teams EF Pro Cycling and Visma Lease a Bike triumphed with unprecedented success.

In the second stage, Alison Jackson showcased her determination, seizing victory with a powerful sprint. "The team is having a great Vuelta. I, Alison Jackson, am having a really great Vuelta. You get to be a piece of the puzzle. It’s not often that a grand tour goes so well. We really have to recognize that everyone’s been meshing together super well," shared Jackson, setting the stage for an exciting week ahead.

(c) Anouk Flesch

Stage 3 witnessed Marianne Vos dominating a thrilling mass sprint, reaffirming her status as one of the world's finest cyclists. "With two stage wins and winning the points classification, Vos can look back on a successful week," she noted.

Kristen Faulkner from EF Pro Cycling Team added to the excitement with a remarkable solo victory in Stage 4, launching her attack just 7 kilometers from the finish line.

(c) Anouk Flesch

Marianne Vos continued her stellar performance in Stage 7, clinching victory with a convincing lead, just 2 seconds ahead of Kristen Faulkner.

Team Visma - Lease a Bike's success extended to the challenging climb to Valdesquí, where Riejanne Markus secured an impressive third-place finish, securing second place overall.

What fueled these remarkable performances? According to Markus, it was a combination of teamwork and determination: "It was really a beautiful battle. The whole team gave everything they had today, and I'm really happy it paid off." For Vos, it was sheer determination: "The week started well with a team time trial, and then we were always in contention for stage wins and performed well in the general classification.

Both teams opted for the Amacx Turbo Line & Energy Line during the Vuelta, a choice that pushed them to their limits and resulted in an unforgettable week of achievements.

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