Charlotte Kool 'gave everything' for stage 2 podium to reward DSM teammates' work at RideLondon Classique

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Charlotte Kool of Team dsm-firmenich PostNL on podium after finishing second on stage 2 at RideLondon Classique (Image credit: Team dsm-firmenich PostNL/ Peter Godding / Cor Vos)

Despite being beaten to the stage win by Lorena Wiebes (SD Worx-Protime) again, Charlotte Kool (DSM-Firmenich PostNL) was in a good mood when she lined up for the post-race interview in Maldon after stage 2 of the RideLondon Classique

Her runner-up spot was an improvement on the fifth place from stage 1 where she was held back by a slow puncture.

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Lukas Knöfler started working in cycling communications in 2013 and has seen the inside of the scene from many angles. Having worked as press officer for teams and races and written for several online and print publications, he has been Cyclingnews’ Women’s WorldTour correspondent since 2018.