• French rouleur Aude Biannic grabbed the women's Movistar team its first victory, taking out the opening prologue at the Lotto Belgium Tour (Movistar)Source: Movistar
French road race champion Aude Biannic grabbed Movistar its first international victory of the season with a win in the 3.6km prologue of the Lotto Belgium Tour in Nieuwpoort, Belgium.
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5 Sep 2018 - 3:16 PM  UPDATED 5 Sep 2018 - 6:04 PM

While the team bagged five national titles in June and several top 10 placings at UCI Women's WorldTour events, a victory at an international UCI race proved elusive.

But Aude Biannic came home in four minutes and 51 seconds, also earning the team its first leader's jersey of the season.

β€œI'm so happy to have notched up the first ever UCI win for the women's team," Biannic said.

"All my team-mates are so happy to have me claiming this one, even more so our team director, Jorge Sanz. It's really a team victory, all staff members working hard for us all season.

"Everything has been like a dream for me since I won the national championships' road race. It's a way to pay everyone back for their kindness to me, their support all over the WorldTour season."

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