Dutch cyclist Annemiek van Vleuten has won the 2022 Women’s Tour de France.

The 39-year-old Movistar Team rider and Tour favorite beat compatriot Demi Föhlering by 3 minutes 48 seconds in an eight-stage cycling race. Katarzyna “Kasia” Niewiadoma from Poland took third place.

Van Vleuten finished second. 1st place in the world, won the seventh and eighth stages.

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Her victory came despite the fact that she started the Tour with stomach upset and do at least five bike changes during the finals on Sunday, according to cycling news outlets VeloNews and Cycling Weekly.
Jumbo-Visma team rider Marianne Vos, who won two stages and led most of the tour, ended up getting the green jersey for winning the overall or sprint competition, according to final results.

Team SD Worx’s Vollering received the polka dot Queen of the Mountains jersey, while Trek-Segafredo’s Shirin van Anroij was the best of the young riders, receiving the white jersey for 2022.

Canyon-SRAM Racing was the best team overall, beating out FDJ-Suez-Futuroscope and Trek-Segafredo.

The race covered 1,029 kilometers (639 miles) in the east of France and finished atop La Super Planche des Belles Filles.

It was the first women’s Tour de France since 1989.