Last week the Belgian champion fights Kopecky she was struck by the sudden death of her brother Seppe, two years older. After talking to her loved ones, Lotte decided to run there Nokere koerse, in Belgium, then communicated this to the management of SD Worx who accepted his decision. Finding incredible strength within herself, Kopecky sprinted up the Nokereberg 12 kilometers from the finish and arrived all alone for a heartwarming feat. Her first words were «I think we ran in two today». Behind her great stopper work of the entire SD Worx. In the end Lorena Wiebes clearly regulated the chasing group in the sprint, with Marta Bastianelli (UAE Team ADQ) and Elisa Balsamo (Trek Segafredo) in her wake.
Milan-Turin orange, De Kleijn wins
It closed in the sprint and with a surprise there Milan-Turin, the oldest of Italian cycling now in its 104th edition. Triumph at the Orbassano finish line for Arvid De Kleijn ahead of Fernando Gaviria. For Fabian Cancellara's Tudor Pro Cycling the first victory among the professionals. De Klejin's is the first success of a Dutchman at Milan-Turin and it is his most important victory in his career. Another Dutchman, Casper Van Uden, completes the podium, while the first of the Italians is Matteo Moschetti, fourth.