Drentse 8 - Race Overview

2015 Santos Women’s Tour champion Valentina Scandolara has sprinted to second from a success breakaway at Drentse8 in Holland today.

After an up and down start to the season, the ORICA-AIS outfit began the first of three Dutch races this week motivated and Scandolara delivered.

The Italian finished behind multiple world champion Giorgia Bronzini (Wiggle Honda) from an eight women break established after 110km of racing.

Sport director Martin Barras gives us his report of a successful day in the office here.

Place Rider/Team Time
1 Giorgia Bronzini (ITA) - Wiggle Honda 3:39:31
2 Valentina Scandolara (ITA) - ORICA-AIS ST
3 Annemiek van Vleuten (NED) - Bigla Pro Cycling Team ST
4 Emilie Moberg (NOR) - Hitec Products ST
5 Heather Fischer (USA) - National Team U.S.A. 0:00:04
6 Willeke Knol (NED) - Team Liv-Plantur 0:00:05
7 Loren Rowney (AUS) - Velocio - SRAM 0:00:05
8 Alice Maria Arzuffi (ITA) - Inpa Sottoli Giusfredi 0:00:23
9 Amalie Dideriksen (DEN) - Boels Dolmans Cycling Team 0:01:45
10 Amy Pieters (NED) - Team Liv-Plantur 0:01:45
Place Mitchelton-SCOTT Riders Time
2 Valentina Scandolara (ITA) - ORICA-AIS ST
31 Gracie Elvin (AUS) - ORICA-AIS 0:01:45
57 Emma Johansson (SWE) - ORICA-AIS 0:01:45
74 Loes Gunnewijk (NED) - ORICA-AIS 0:01:45
78 Katrin Garfoot (AUS) - ORICA-AIS 0:03:47