Schlagwort-Archive: Giro Rosa



The Olympic and European Champion 2016 from Holland, is the overall winner of the 2017 edition. making the „double“ since her 2015 triumph in San Domenico di Varzo (Verbania).

Elisa Longo Borghini and Annemiek Van Vleuten (winner of the Green and Cyclamine Jersey), tried an attack on the climb of Vesuvio but it has been useless. The three athletes have been reached by the chasing group on the following descend to Torre del Greco, and Megan Guarnier (1st), Amanda Spratt (2nd) and Katarzyna Niewiadoma (3rd) took the final stage podium.

Born in Zwolle in 1990, Anna Van der Breggen is one of the biggest protagonists of the 2017 season. With the Olympic and European title 2016, she could take an historical triumph in Amstel Gold Race, Fleche Wallonne and Liege – Bastogne – Liege in April. With the Giro Rosa win, she is the new leader of the Women’s World Tour.

Elisa Longo Borghini won the Blue Jersey as best Italian (2nd overall), the Danish Cecilie Uttrup Ludwig is the best young (White Jersey) and Annemiek Van Vleuten (3rd place in the GC and stage winner in Montereale Valcellina and Sant’Elpidio a Mare) won the Green and Cyclamine Jersey.


1. Megan Guarnier 3h09’37“
2. Amanda Spratt st
3. Katarzyna Niewiadoma st
4. Annemiek Van Vleuten st
5. Anna Van der Breggen st


1. Anna Van der Breggen 25h39’43“
2. Elisa Longo Borghini +1’03“
3. Annemiek Van Vleuten +1’39“
4. Megan Guarnier +2’57“
5. Amanda Spratt +3’26“


Maglia ROSA COLNAGO: Anna Van der Breggen (Boels Dolmans)
Maglia CICLAMINO SELLE SMP: Annemiek Van Vleuten (Orica-Scott)
Maglia VERDE PURPLE by GLOBAL STOCK: Annemiek Van Vleuten (Orica-Scott)
Maglia BIANCA COLNAGO: Cecilie Uttrup Ludwig (Cervelo Bigla Pro Cycling Team)
Maglia BLU GSG: Elisa Longo Borghini (Wiggle High5



The Dutch rider of Team Sunweb, already winner in two stages in year 2015, did a tactical masterpiece today in Palinuro, chasing and overtaking the Ukrainian Tatiana Riabchenko (Lensworld – Kuota), who tried a solo breakaway until two kilometers from the finish. Brand has built her feat with a majestic attack descending from the categorized climb of Cuccaro Vetere, where the delay was of over one minute from Riabchenko, as she was with her compatriot Janneke Ensing (Alè – Cipollini – Galassia) and Anouska Koster (WM3). Brand did the show on the technical downhill and the gap decreases quickly: 30“ after Centola but she slipped on the asphalt, restarting immediately. Riabchenko has been taken at the beginning of the final climb, she tried to resist but lost meters in the final. Brand obtained her third victory in the Giro Rosa, after Mantova and Loano 2015, jumping to the Place 5 in the General Classification. The peloton arrives after 1’33“ and Megan Guarnier won the sprint for the third placement.



The „Oranje“ cycling celebrates in the Province of Pordenone: Annemiek Van Vleuten is the winner of the Stage 2 (Zoppola – Montereale Valcellina, 122 km) after a breakaway in the final kilometers with her compatriot Anna Van der Breggen (Boels Dolmans, second) and Elisa Longo Borghini (Wiggle High5, third). The Olympic and European Champion is also the new Pink Jersey for the bonification. Anna is back to wear the Maglia Rosa since she triumphed in the final stage in year 2015 in San Domenico di Varzo.



Das niederländische Team startet die Ausgabe 2017 auf die gleiche Weise, wie sie das Rennen vor einem Jahr beendet hatte und dominiert die Team Zeitfahr-Etappe (Aquileia – Grado, 11,5 km), beendete sie in 14’47 “. Zweiter Platz für Team Sunweb (19 “ Verzögerung), Dritter ist Orica-Scott 22 “. Die Kanadierin Karol-Ann Canuel, Erste im Ziel für das Siegerteam, trägt das Pink Jersey.

Wie vor einem Jahr, als Leah Kirchmann den Prolog in Gaiarine gewann, ist es eine weitere Kanadierin als erste Führende der Giro Rosa: Karol-Ann Canuel, 29 Jahre alt geboren in Quebec, ist auch die Nationalmeisterin im Zeitfahren.

Der Siegerin von 2016 Megan Guarnier ist Zweite im GC, und die Weltmeisterin Amalie Dideriksen ist Dritte mit der gleichen Zeit.



Piazza Capitolo in Aquileia has been the place of the official team presentation of the Giro Rosa 2017. Each line-up, starting from Giusfredi – Bianchi until the Boels Dolmans of the last year winner Megan Guarnier came up on the stage. The crowd showed its enthusiasm especially for the three local cyclists Beatrice Bartelloni, Annalisa Cucinotta and the three times Italian National Champion Elena Cecchini, but every athlete received a lot of applauses

Enzo Cainero, President of the Stage Committee, welcomed everyone together with the Majors of Aquileia and Grado in the beautiful Friuli, and the local choirs made their singing performance which anticipated the big presentation of the Giro Rosa teams.

Every time will race with seven riders each and the Giro will begin tomorrow at 4:45 PM with the spectacular Team Time Trial which will assign the Maglia Rosa. The Giusfredi – Bianchi will be the first leaving from Aquileia and the Boels Dolmans closes. its line up includes Megan Guarnier, the World Champion Amalie Dideriksen and the Olmpic Champion of Rio 2016 Anna Van der Breggen. The two leaders of the Women’s World Tour Katarzyna Niewiadoma (GC – WM3 Team) and Cecilie Uttrup Ludwig (Young – Cervelo Bigla Pro Cycling Team).

The final greeting was made by the President of the Italian Cycling Federation Renato Di Roccowith the Giro Director Giuseppe Rivolta, ready for another edition with new emotions to live.

Photo (c) Flaviano Ossola

26° GIRO ROSA – Präsentiert die Etappe Adda – Martesana

The two stages of the region Adda – Martesana (Province of Milan) have been unveiled in the Meeting Room of the „Società Operaia di Mutuo Soccorso“. The first one is completely flat and includes 18 villages and cities united in a single Stage Committee.

The most important local authorities were present with the vicepresident of the Italian Cycling Federation Michele Gamba, the former National Champion Imelda Chiappa and the Coach of the Italian National Women Team Edoardo Salvoldi.

On Tuesday 7th July there will be the flat stage from Pioltello to Pozzo d’Adda which includes 18 towns of the Adda – Martesana Area in a route of 103 kms: Pioltello, Cernusco sul Naviglio, Cassina dè Pecchi, Gorgonzola, Liscate, Melzo, Bellinzago Lombardo, Masate, Basiano, Trezzano Rosa, Grezzago, Vaprio d’Adda, Cassano d’Adda, Pozzuolo Martesana, Inzago e Pozzo d’Adda (Melzo will host the Intermediate Sprint). On the following day the race starts in Trezzo sull’Adda and leaves the Padan Countryside to reach the uphill finish in Aprica, which is the first of the 26th edition. The route will pass from Bergamo entering in the Camonican Valley until Edolo, where the final climb starts.

Giro Rosa: Marianne Vos meldet sich eindrucksvoll zurück

It had to be a sprint and so it was. At the finish line in Corbetta, it was a superb sprint and stage win for the olympic and world champion Marianne Vos (Rabo Woman Cycling Team), ahead of the 2-time world champion Giorgia Bronzini (Wiggle Honda) and of the American Shelley Olds (Team Tibco To The Top). After winning stage 3 in Cerro al Volturno and stage 4 in Castelfidardo, the incredible Dutchwoman stamped her authority once again over the 120-kilometer race which featured an 8-lap circuit, closing out what was a dominant stage racing performance in front of cheering crowds.GiroRosa 2013
«It was a pity that I wasn’t able to battle for the Maglia Rosa this year, even though, 3 stage wins aren’t bad at all with only one day to go from the finish of the race. I suffered on the long climbs, but I gave my best every day to honour this spectacular race and the amazing public, who is always ready to support us», commented the worthy stage winner and Maglia Rosa in 2011 and 2012, under the hot sun of the Italian summer.
Also satisfied were Bronzini and Olds. Bronzini admited the superiority of the incredible Marianne Vos: «I tried to catch up with Marianne 150 meters from the finish line but she was really unbeatable. No excuses, she’s the strongest and today she really wanted to get the stage win, as she had already lost the opportunity to place well in the General Classification. Concerning my race performance, I am really satisfied to have the great stage win in Pontecagnano Faiano in the bag and I’ve already finish on the podium twice».
Olds and her teammates are already thinking about tomorrow’s stage: «I was really happy today to be on the podium with champions like Bronzini and Vos. They were helped by their teams, while I had to do it all by myself. There are only 5 of us in the team now, that’s why our priority was to protect Claudia Hausler, who saved all her energy for tomorrow to aim at second place in the General Classification».GiroRosa 2013
Leader of the General Classification is Mara Abbott, who easily controlled the few attacks during today’s race together with her teammates from the USA National Team. «Until tomorrow, I won’t be sure to confirm the Giro Rosa victory. I will see you in 24 hours to comment on the Maglia Rosa that I am wearing» the American keeps repeating. During tomorrow’s individual time trial in Cremona, she will have to watch out for Tatiana Guderzo, who gained 3 seconds by winning the intermediate sprint today.
The best Italian on the GC has to close a 2’28’’ gap to the USA team leader in only 16 km. It will be tough, but not impossible. The rest of the podium is still open: Marianne Vos will want to have her say during tomorrow’s time trial, she will be try to get at least a third place on the podium, where the German, Claudia Hausler, now sits.
Stage Results:
1. Vos Marianne (Rabo Woman Cycling Team) 120,00 km in 2h52’07“ average speed 41,832 km/h;
2. Bronzini Giorgia (Wiggle Honda) s.t.
3. Olds Shelley (Team Tibco To The Top) s.t.
4. Wild Kirsten (Netherlands National Team) s.t.
5. Guarischi Barbara (Vaiano Fondriest) s.t.
6. Tagliaferro Marta (MCipollini Ale Galassia) s.t.
7. Kozonchuk Oxana (Rusvelo) s.t.
8. Amialiusik Alena (BePink) s.t.
9. Borgato Giada (Pasta zara Cogeas) s.t.
10. Hoskins Melissa (Orica Ais) s.t.
General Classification:
1. Abbott Mara (USA National Team) in 20h06’50“
2. Guderzo Tatiana (MCipollini Ale Galassia) at 2’28“
3. Hausler Claudia (Tibco To The Top) at 2’52“
4. Cauz Francesca (Top Girls Fassa Bortolo) at 3’01“
5. Vos Marianne (Rabo Woman Cycling Team) at 4’50“
PINK Derma Fresh, General Classification: Abbott Mara (USA National Team)
CYCLAMEN Selle Italia, Points Classification: Vos Marianne (Rabo Woman Cycling Team)
GREEN Saugella, KOM Classifications: Abbott Mara (USA National Team)
WHITE Algida, Young Classification: Cauz Francesca (Top Girls Fassa Bortolo)
BLUE Dama, Italian Classification: Guderzo Tatiana (MCipollini Ale Galassia)

Giro Rosa : Claudia Häussler großartige Zweite

Mara Abbott has claimed her second stage win. After winning the maglia rosa at Monte Beigua yesterday, the American cemented her grip on the 2013 Giro Rosa title. During the stage from Terme di Premia to San Domenico (121 km), the USA national team managed to controll the race when in the first chilometers the olympic and world champion Marianne Vos tried to attack, as well as when later in the race nine riders tried to open up a gap. podio-6a-tappaThe battle for the podium raged at full blast 10 kilometers from the finish line, where the Giro fans could cheer about the triumph of the USA team leader Mara Abbott, who created a gap of 24 seconds from the German Claudia Hauser (Tibco To The Top) and 34 seconds from Francesca Cauz (Top Girls Fassa Bortolo), best young rider of this Giro Rosa edition. The 21-year-old Italian athlete from Treviso – who, barring surprises, will win the white jersey on Sunday – rides in the team where another Italian talent grew up, Elisa Longo Borghini. Today’s stage in the province of Verbano Cusio Ossola – where has been dedicated to her. Her teammates of Hitec Products Uck greeted her passing by Ornavasso, home place of Longo Borghini, who couldn’t take part into the race due to an accident during the Italian championship. Fourth position for Fabiana Luperini from Faren Kuota (ousted from the race due to violation of UCI art. 1.3.0196 concerning minimum bicycle weight) and fifth position for Tatiana Guderzo from Mcipollini Ale Galassia, who is going to wear the blue jersey (best Italian in the General Classification) given Luperini’s disqualification. «What beautiful mountains you have in Italy! Thanks to my teammates I could tackle the race easily and ride at my best. Today was definitely an important stage, but Cremona is still far. We still have two more stages, and everything can change», says the smiling Abbott, Maglia Rosa in 2010, cheered by the fans in Piedmont. «Mara at the moment is the best on climbs. I’m really happy for my second position. Finally I am back with the best ones», comments Hausler, 2009 Giro Rosa’s winner. Tomorrow’s stage will be totally flat, suiting the Giro’s sprinters, featuring a circuit to be repeated 7 times, 120 km in Corbetta, in the province of Milan.

Stage results:

1st Abbott Mara (USA National Team) 121,00 km in 3h16’01“ speed average 37,038 km/h

2nd Hausler Claudia (Tibco To The Top) at 24″

3rd Cauz Francesca (Top Girls Fassa Bortolo) at 34″

4th Luperini Fabiana (Faren Kuota) at 41″

5th Guderzo Tatiana (MCipollini Ale Galassia) at 1’03“

6th Stevens Evelyn (Specialized Lululemon) at 1’32“

7th Vos Marianne (Rabo Woman Cycling Team) at 1’39“

8th Gillow Shara (Orica Ais) at 1’46“

9th Moolman Ashleigh (Lotto Belisol Ladies) at 1’52“

10th Vysotska Yegvenia (Sc Michela Fanini Rox) at 1’53“

General Classification:

1. Abbott Mara (USA National Team) in 17h14’34“

2. Guderzo Tatiana (MCipollini Ale Galassia) at 2’40“

3. Hausler Claudia (Tibco To The Top) at 2’55“

4. Cauz Francesca (Top Girls Fassa Bortolo) at 3’10“

5. Gillow Shara (Orica Ais) at 4’50“


PINK Derma Fresh, General Classification: Abbott Mara (USA National Team)

CYCLAMEN Selle Italia, Points Classification: Vos Marianne (Rabo Woman Cycling Team)

GREEN Saugella, KOM Classification: Abbott Mara (USA National Team)

WHITE Algida, Young Classification: Cauz Francesca (Top Girls Fassa Bortolo)

BLUE Dama, Italian Classification: Guderzo Tatiana (MCipollini Ale Galassia)