Van der Breggen prepares for September peak at World Championships

SIENA ITALY AUGUST 01 Arrival Anna Van der Breggen of The Netherlands and Boels Dolmans Cyclingteam during the Eroica 6th Strade Bianche 2020 Women Elite a 136km race from Siena to Siena Piazza del Campo StradeBianche on August 01 2020 in Siena Italy Photo by Luc ClaessenGetty Images
Anna van der Breggen at Strade Bianche (Image credit: Getty Images)

Anna van der Breggen (Boels Dolmans) finished fourth at Strade Bianche and then travelled directly to Austria to start a 20-day altitude training camp where she will begin preparations for the European Championships, Giro Rosa and the UCI Road World Championships, in September. The former world champion and reigning Olympic champion is expected to decide on racing the inaugural women's Paris-Roubaix later in the season.

"I really hope to peak in September," Van der Breggen said. "The European championships TT, the Giro and the road race at the Worlds are my big goals for this season. However, I will also ride the Dutch Nationals, GP Plouay, the European Championships on the road and the Worlds TT."

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