The Daily Telegraph - Business
Go the extra miles
It was the sassiest line from a female athlete this year. When Danish rider Cecilie Uttrup Ludwig was asked what she thought of today’s fourth stage in the Giro Rosa being 170.3 kilometres (106 miles) – some 10km more than the maximum distance women normally race at World Tour level – her response stung with pragmatism. “Finally, we’re being taken seriously,” she told
“and they don’t think our uteruses will fall out if we ride long stages.” Ludwig thought the extra few kilometres were a win for the world’s best female riders.
Recycling an old phrase the 25-year-old used in a stunningly