- - 2013 Super Prestige Cyclocross Round 1 at Ruddervoorde Elite Women

2013 Super Prestige Cyclocross Round 1 at Ruddervoorde Elite Women


Fellow Briton, Nikki Harris, finished in second place at 27 seconds behind – as Wyman pulled away on the opening lap. Belgian champion Sanne Cant out sprinted Gabby Durrin for third place at 21 seconds behind. Had it not been for Cant’s placing, the British would have swept the podium. 

Wyman finished a disappointing 11th place in yesterday’s World Cup race in Tabor – 1:19 off the pace of winner and new World Cup leader Katie Compton.

"In the Czech Republic on Saturday I had a really bad day," said Wyman. "On that parcours and in those circumstances you cannot hide it.

"Today the feeling was much better for me on a course with a lot of variety. Hopefully I can repeat that performance this coming Friday at the Koppenbergcross, my Belgian home. However, I expect that Nikki will make it hard for me."

Top 25 Finishers 

1 Helen Wyman (GBr) Kona Factory Racing 0:42:36   2 Nikki Harris (GBr) Young Telenet-Fidea Cycling Team 0:00:27   3 Sanne Cant (Bel) Enertherm-BKCP 0:00:48   4 Gabriella Durrin (GBr) Rapha-Focus     5 Ellen Van Loy (Bel) DNCS-Pro 2012 Cycling Team 0:01:49   6 Reza Hormes-Ravenstijn (Ned) Orange Babies Cycling Team 0:02:16   7 Loes Sels (Bel) 0:02:38   8 Yara Kastelijn (Ned) RTC Buitenlust 0:02:55   9 Joyce Vanderbeken (Bel) Decock-Woningbouw Vandekerckhove 0:03:12   10 Laura Verdonschot (Bel) VZW Lotto-Ladiescycling 0:03:24   11 Ayako Toyooka (Jpn) Panasonic Ladies 0:03:45   12 Jolien Verschueren (Bel) Cycling Team Drogenboom 0:04:09   13 Lotte Eikelenboom (Ned) DRC De Mol 0:04:21   14 Stephanie De Croock (Bel) Topsport Vlaanderen-Bioracer 0:04:28   15 Karen Verhestraeten (Bel) Up Cycling Team 0:04:32   16 Ilona Meter (Ned) 0:04:36   17 Katrien Thijs (Bel) Up Cycling Team 0:04:44   18 Maud Kaptheyns (Ned) 0:04:48   19 Monique van de Ree (Ned) 0:04:49   20 Cindy Bauwens (Bel) 0:05:31   21 Femke Van den Driessche 0:05:33   22 Lizzy Witlox (Ned) 0:05:53   23 Lindy Van Anrooij (Ned) ZRTC Theo Middelkamp 0:06:08   24 Axelle Bellaert (Bel) 0:06:15   25 Hilde Quintens (Bel) 0:07:12

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