Simac Ladies Tour stage 5: Audrey Cordon-Ragot blasts to time trial victory

French champion edges out Riejanne Markus as Lorena Wiebes retains overall lead.

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Audrey Cordon-Ragot (Trek Segfredo) won the stage 5 time trial of the Simac Ladies Tour, setting a time of 25:15 over the 17.8km course in the Netherlands.

The French national time trial champion beat stage 4 winner Riejanne Markus (Jumbo-Visma) by three seconds on the line in Watersley, whilst Amanda Spratt (BikeExchange-Jayco) finished third in 25:25.

Race leader Lorena Wiebes (Team DSM) finished fifth on the stage with a time of 25:36, enough to hold onto the leader’s jersey with one stage remaining, though Cordon-Ragot moves into second, just six seconds off the lead.

Simac Ladies Tour (2.WWT) Windraak → Watersley

CORDON-RAGOT Audrey
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CORDON-RAGOT Audrey Trek - Segafredo
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MARKUS Riejanne Team Jumbo-Visma
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SPRATT Amanda Team BikeExchange - Jayco
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DE WILDE Julie Plantur-Pura
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WIEBES Lorena Team DSM
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ROSEMAN-GANNON Ruby Team BikeExchange - Jayco
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SWINKELS Karlijn Team Jumbo-Visma
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BARNES Alice Canyon//SRAM Racing
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HANSON Lauretta Trek - Segafredo
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HENDERSON Anna Team Jumbo-Visma

CORDON-RAGOT Audrey

WIEBES Lorena

WIEBES Lorena

VAN HAAFTEN Kirstie

BREDEWOLD Mischa

Team Jumbo-Visma

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