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OHN women report: You can’t stop Marianne Vos

Lotte Kopecky's strength and Lidl-Trek's tactics weren't enough to prevent the GOAT from winning in her Het Nieuwsblad debut.

Caley Fretz
by Caley Fretz 24.02.2024 Photography by
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Marianne Vos won a four-up sprint into Ninove to win Omloop Het Nieuwsblad over World Champion Lotte Kopecky (SD Worx-Protime) and a pair of Lidl-Trek riders, Elisa Longo Borghini and Shirin Van Anrooij.

The finale was defined by the 1-2 punch efforts of the Trek duo, but Vos played her cards perfectly, allowing a confident Kopecky to close move after move before unleashing a sprint nobody could touch.

A confident Lotte Kopecky leads Marianne Vos on the Kapelmuur. The World Champion is climbing in the saddle, Vos on her wheel, while behind, Elisa Longo Borghini grimaces to keep the pace.
Kopecky pulls on the Muur.
Mariane Vos sticks her hands in the air as she wins Omloop Het Nieuwsblad ahead of Lotte Kopecky and Elisa Longo Borghini.
Mariane Vos wins Omloop Het Nieuwsblad 2024.

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