Hungarian champion Blanka Vas (SD Worx) lit up the nighttime Nacht van Woerden, taking her fifth victory of the 2022-2023 cyclocross season, beating the reigning world champion Marianne Vos (Jumbo-Visma). Puck Pieterse (Alpecin-Deceuninck) was third.
The trio of riders broke away early within the C2 race, which made its return after two years of cancellations amid the coronavirus pandemic. Pieterse took the outlet shot and compelled a separation first however within the closing lap, it was Vas who lastly shook off her rivals and soloed in for the win.
Vos, curiously driving with a headlight on her bars, actually lit up the ending straight simply behind, whereas Pieterse held off the chase from Manon Bakker to safe the final podium spot.
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