Tour of Chongming Island 2019

As if there was any doubt, Lorena Wiebes has arrived! I don’t think anyone has ever won all three stage at the Tour of Chongming Island? It’ll be great when we get back to full strength fields for sprint races and she’s giving Kirsten and Jolien a run for their money as the peloton’s top sprinters.

Throughout the race it’s been so hot lugging cameras around in the moto gear but after I saw the conditions Balint is working in at Elsy Jacobs I decided things could be worse! 😉

A magician entertains the crowds ahead of stage 1












Lorena Wiebes wasn’t the only one looking for a clean sweep at the finish this week



Some head-banging drum performances ahead of stage 2


Way too hot to be stuck inside a dragon


Lotto Soudal dance in dragon costumes








‘Stop following me!’ 😀




Two days, two wins


Stage 3, the hottest of the lot


Femke Markus tries out her gift from her team liaison


Meike Uiterwijk Winkel really loves her cold bidon


Role reversal as Nina Kessler conducts a pre-race interview













Hugs for the winner, after making it three in a row


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