World Champion Thalita de Jong bested the competition at the GP Mario De Clercq in Ronse, Belgium.
De Jong rides for the Rabobank team and hails from the Netherlands. She took the top step of the podium with Belgian Sanne Cant 22 seconds back and de Jong’s fellow countrywoman Sophie De Boer taking third another three seconds behind.
The race was full of action as even the top racers had their shares of crashes, spills, slide outs and dropped chains.
See all the action in the video highlights above. See the full results and report, including the dramatic men’s race here: Full 2016 GP Mario de Clercq cyclocross race results from DVV Verzekeringen Trofee stop #1 in Ronse.