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Marta after victory: “This was my day!”
11 May 2019 Back to news

Marta after victory: “This was my day!”

Marta Lach cannot be happier after the amazing stage victory in the GP Elsy Jacobs on Saturday. “This was my day!”

“It was a tough race with the rain, but I wasn't cold. This morning I felt good at the start and I kept that good feeling the entire time. During the race I saw several attacks. When Elena Pironne was in the lead and a small group counter-attacked, I knew that this was the time to go as well”, says Marta.

“The cooperation at the front was good, but not optimal. I saw my chances for a win and gave it my all. When I looked behind in the last kilometre, I saw the peloton approaching. At 500 metres I tried, but my two competitors reconnected. At less than 300 metres I hit the pedals again and crossed the finish line. A fantastic feeling.”

Photo credits: Cor Vos