Lorena Wiebes sprints by instinct, says team manager

Stage 3 of the Tour of Chongming Island saw another sprint victory by Lorena Wiebes (Parkhotel Valkenburg), completing a clean sweep of wins in China. The young Dutch rider has dominated the race from start to finish in what has been a breakthrough season for her. The 20-year-old has quickly become a hot favourite in the sprints, where her team manager says that she races on pure instinct. 

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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.