Coryn Rivera, a 22 year-old Filipina American rider, sprinted to victory on July 21st at the Internationale Thüringen Rundfahrt der Frauen. She emerged victoriously from a select group of 11 riders that escaped early in the stage according to online reports on Velo News.
The Thüringen Rundfahrt der Frauen, also known as Women’s Tour of Thuringia), is a stage race for women road cycle racers held every July in the German state of Thuringia. It is rated a class 2.1 event by the Union Cycliste Internationale.
“The move went 20 km in, and it was a good opportunity to get in a break,” said Rivera, a former criterium national champion in an interview.
Coryn Rivera is a Tustin, California-based ryder for Marian Cycling and US National cycling team. She will go on to the Champs-Élysées at La Course by Le Tour de France. She is tipped to be a podium contender.