"Every French woman dreams of being at the front on this avenue"

Gladys Verhulst: "I believed I could win, a little bit, because 50 seconds is a lot on the Champs-Élysées. But I knew deep down that the peloton was going to set off on the last lap. There was little chance of going to the end, but hey, on a misunderstanding, it can work! I had chills, I was alone in the lead. It was all about me, it was “go Gladys, go Gladys!”. It was super cool, it's the most beautiful avenue in the world, I think every French woman dreams of being at the front on this avenue. My attack was more or less planned. I was supposed to do the KOM, then I was told to counter-attack. It's mission accomplished. But this is only the beginning, I still have a lot to prove."

24/07/2022 - Tour de France femmes avec Zwift 2022 - Etape 1 - Paris Tour Eiffel / Champs-Elysées (81,7 km) -
24/07/2022 - Tour de France femmes avec Zwift 2022 - Etape 1 - Paris Tour Eiffel / Champs-Elysées (81,7 km) - © A.S.O./Fabien Boukla

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