Team VIRTU Cycling comes to BeNe Ladies Tour with a strong line-up
This thursday, Team VIRTU Cycling starts off BeNe Ladies Tour with a short prologue in Utrecht. DS Carmen Small have confidence in the team, and is excited to see, what the race will bring.
Later today, Team VIRTU Cycling will begin BeNe Ladies Tour. The stage race will start off with a 3,9 km long prologue in Utrecht. The race covers a total distance of 341 km, including an individual time trial of 13,8 km on Saturday.
DS Carmen Small is looking forward to the race with high expectations: “This will be a great race for the team. I have high expectations for this race. In the prologue and the ITT, Mieke and Louise can really show themselves, and for the rest of the stages, I think minimally a podium should be the expectation”.
Marta Bastianelli and Barbara Guarischi both returns to racing after injuries, and Small is excited to see, what they can do. She points out that the line-up for the race, offers the team multiple opportunities for making a good result in the stage race.
“We come with a strong team even though Marta and Barbara are just coming off of injuries, and this is their first race back. Christina and Emilie will add depth to the roster as well, and hopefully we have a lot of cards to play with this line-up”.
The stage race takes place from Thursday, July 18th , till Sunday, July 21st. Team VIRTU Cycling is represented by Marta Bastianelli, Barbara Guarischi, Mieke Kröger, Emilie Moberg, Christina Siggaard and Louise Norman Hansen.