Lotte Kopecky has another cabinet piece up her sleeve. The world champion rode away with an elite group on the final climb of the third stage of the UAE Tour. On top of Jebel Hafeet, she thus took her first-ever mountain victory. "This is crazy. I had dreamed of this beforehand. I was hoping to win here, but then to make it happen... This is the perfect confidence boost with an eye on the classics."