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Lotte Kopecky and Lorena Wiebes go 1-2 for SD Worx at Omloop Het Nieuwsblad Women

Lotte Kopecky (Team SD Worx) won the Omloop Het Nieuwsblad Women, holding off a charging reduced field to take a thrilling solo victory into Ninove. 

The powerful Belgian all-rounder attacked from the peloton on the Muur van Geraardsbergen, bridging across to Arlenis Sierra (Movistar Team). The two riders worked together until just before the Bosberg where Kopecky left Sierra behind and continued solo.

In the headwind towards the finish, the peloton was chasing hard, but Kopecky stayed away to win the first Belgian classic of the new season. 

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