Armstrong wins Holland Ladies Tour with last stage TT victory


Jan 3, 2005
Reigning world time trial champion Kristin Armstrong showed she's on pace to defend her world title in less than three weeks with an overall victory at the Holland Ladies Tour in the Netherlands on Saturday. Armstrong won the final 20-kilometer time trial stage to move up 16 places in the overall standings and win the overall Tour by five seconds over Judith Arndt of Germany. Armstrong also took home the Mountains Classification with a 36-17 win over Marianne Vos. USA Cycling's Women's National Team will next compete at several key races in preparation for the world championships later this month.