Emma Pooley (TH 2001) wins the Women's Tour de France
23 June 2009
Congratulations to Emma Pooley, who rode to victory in the Grande Boucle Feminine Internationale at the weekend.
Emma, who won Olympic time-trial silver in Beijing, clinched overall victory by 22 seconds.
She won the individual time-trial on day one and triumphed in stage three by 20 seconds on Saturday, consolidating her lead with a fifth-place finish in Sunday's final stage.
Pooley's Cervelo Test Team team-mate Christiane Soeder of Austria was second, with Marianne Vos of Holland third in the four-stage race.
Read Emma's exciting article about her silver medal win in Beijing in the latest issue of Front Court.