ELLEN VAN DIJK joked ‘prizes in ladies’s biking are bettering’ after she obtained a X-rated gift set – including a SEX TOY – for profitable a time trial.
The Dutch cyclists completed high in the course of the opening time trial stage of the Bloeizone Fryslan.
However, it was not the 35-year-old star’s efforts on the bike that led to her stealing the headlines.
After the triumph in her homeland, Van Dijk was given a vibrator, lubricant and a blindfold by sponsors EasyToys.
She quickly took to Twitter to share a snap of her prizes, a pink shoebox full of a variety of intercourse toys.
And they included a satin blindfold, taking part in playing cards, lubricant and vibrator!
Van Dijk appeared to see the humorous aspect as she captioned the picture with: “Prizes in ladies’s biking are bettering.
“You can depart tips about use it within the feedback.”
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However, not everybody discovered it amusing as followers hit out at her winnings.
One wrote: “That cannot be true. It’s outrageous!! You should file a report.”
Another stated: “What different sport would give that as a prize? Disrespectful.”
It will not be the primary time that girls’s biking has been blasted for its prizes after Jolien D’Hoore was awarded a vacuum cleaner after profitable the Ronde van Drenthe in 2015.
EasyToys beforehand triggered a storm when the Dutch FA blocked them from appearing on the shirts of FC Emmen.
In response, the corporate set up an X-Rated inflatable outdoors the membership’s stadium.