Marianne Vos (Jumbo-Visma): “Taking the leader jersey was not the main goal today”
May 2 nd 2023 - 18:14 [GMT + 2]
After racing a TTT the first day, the first road stage can be a bit chaotic as everybody is fresh, motivated and excited to go for the stage win. There was a lot and not so much going on at the same time. The bunch kept very good control of the breakaway and we just had to stay focused and keep ourselves at the front. I'm very happy and proud of how the team rode today, and how they brought me safely into the final. That was the big goal today... along with, of course, sprinting for the win. Taking the leader jersey was not the main goal today, but of course it is really nice to keep it in the team. The main goal was winning the stage, and we will have another go at it tomorrow.