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Lorena Wiebes maintained her excellent document in 2024 and made it back-to-back wins on the UAE Tour Girls after one other textbook leadout from SD Phrase-Protime on stage 2.
The Dutch sprinter powered to the road forward of Chiara Consonni (UAE ADQ) in second and Clara Copponi (Lidl-Trek) in third after being delivered to the entrance by World Champion Lotte Kopecky inside the ultimate 150 metres.
An 11km straight run to the road in Madinat Zayed made for a tense finale all about timing however the Dutch squad acquired it excellent with a late surge to the top of the bunch from Kopecky inserting Wiebes in prime place to launch.
Wiebes held onto the general lead of the race however tomorrow’s stage received’t be one for the highest sprinter. Stage 3 will determine the general winner with the climbers getting their first and solely alternative on the queen stage to Jebel Hafeet.
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