GP de Plouay victory a morale boost for Deignan and Trek-Segafredo

Lizzie Deignan (Trek-Segafredo) wins GP de Plouay 2020
Lizzie Deignan (Trek-Segafredo) wins GP de Plouay 2020 (Image credit: Bettini Photo)

Lizzie Deignan (Trek-Segafredo) has become the first woman to win the GP de Plouay-Lorient Agglomeration Trophee WNT on three occasions after she was fastest to the line in a two-rider, rain-soaked sprint on Tuesday in Plouay, France. Deignan went into the race as a favourite, but after a series of setbacks and crashes with in the team, she said this victory offered a much needed morale boost. 

“Obviously I’m delighted, it’s been a difficult season for everybody so far and we’ve had a lot of bad luck in the first few races. It’s been clear to me that we’ve had the strongest team in all the races and finally the luck was on our side," Deignan said in a post-race interview.

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