Lucinda Brand knocks Denise Betsema and Marianne Vos in Zilvermeercross

Lucinda Brand won the Zilvermeercross in Mol on Saturday. In the final phase, she was too strong for her compatriot Denise Betsema. The stage was completely orange, because Marianne Vos became third. The places four, five and six were also for Dutch people.

Betsema and Brand ran off early together and had the company of Manon Bakker. Bakker quickly couldnt keep up with the pace, after which it became a conflict between the Dutch riders.

In the final round, Brand finally made a decisive hole with Betsema. Not on the sand, but a little after that she showed her competitive heels, allowing her to avoid the sprint.

The cross through mullet sand does not belong to one of the leaderboards, but it did fit well in the preparation for the World Championships of late January in Ostend.