The prologue of the Boels Ladies Tour was held on the Tom Dumoulin Bike Park. 100 riders stood at the start in Sittard. On behalf of the Boels-Dolmans team Jip van den Bos opened the race. She set the fastest time in the beginning of the TT. Christine Majerus was faster just before the TT canons got their wheels spinning. Specialists such as Klein, Paternoster, Brand, van Vleuten and Anna van der Breggen. Anna was the fastest Boels-Dolmans rider on a 6th place 9 seconds behind Annemiek van Vleuten, two more Boels-Dolmans riders, Amy Pieters and Christine Majerus are in the top 10. Good news for Chantal Blaak she finished 11th, a good result keeping in mind her back injury which kept her out of competition for some weeks.
Tomorrow the first stage will be ridden between Stamproy and Weert over 125 kilometers.