After more than two hours of competition, Mylene De Zoete of the CERATIZIT-WNT Pro Cycling took the lead after the first stage (Chongxi Stage) of The Tour of Chongming Island on Thursday, putting on the yellow jersey for the best overall performance and the green shirt as the best sprinter, while Tang Xin from the Chinese team took the white jersey with the best youth performance.
The first stage of The Tour of Chongming Island – UCI Women’s WorldTour 2023 kicked off earlier in the day, with 18 teams participating. Many of the cyclists have won the UCI Nations Tour and have performed well in famed tour events, such as the Duolar-Chevalmeire Cycling Team, which is the champion of this year’s Tour de France women’s race.
Among the Asian teams taking part in the competition, there are several riders who had just participated in the Hangzhou Asian Games, such as Uzbek duo Yanina Kuskova and Olga Zabelinskaya of the Tashkent City Women Professional Cycling Team, China’s Sun Jiajun and Zeng Luyao, and Yang Qianyu from China’s Hong Kong team, who won an Asiad gold.
At 11:40am on Thursday, the Chongxi Stage fired its gun to start the race.
At 11:40am, the Chongxi Stage fired its gun to start the race. According to the stage setup, two sprint points were set up at 46.2 kilometers and 83.2 kilometers respectively in the first stage, and a 4-level climbing point was set up at 16.3 kilometers.
The first stage of the route was generally flat, with an […]