Omloop Het Nieuwsblad - Women - Race Overview

ORICA-SCOTT’s Dutch rider Annemiek Van Vleuten raced onto the podium today in the 12th edition of Omloop Het Nieuwsblad.

The Dutch time trial champion set the tone for the team with a third place finish in their first European race of the season behind the solo winner Lucinda Brand (Team Sunweb).

ORICA-SCOTT were well represented in the front of the race with four riders making it into the crucial split over the Molenberg climb. Van Vleuten then made her way into a small leading group along with teammate Amanda Spratt.

 “I am super pleased with the whole team effort,” explained sport director Gene Bates. “They did everything we spoke about today, they where at the front when they needed to be the rode on the front at the right times."

Read the full report here.

Place Rider/Team Time
1 Lucinda Brand (NED) - Team Sunweb Women 3:19:58
2 Chantal Blaak (NED) - Boels Dolmans Cyclingteam 0:00:15
3 Annemiek Van Vleuten (NED) - Orica Scott Women
4 Ellen Van Dijk (NED) - Team Sunweb Women
5 Elisa Longo Borghini (ITA) - Wiggle High5
6 Amanda Spratt (AUS) - Orica Scott Women 0:00:28
7 Jolien D'Hoore (BEL) - Wiggle High5 0:01:47
8 Sheyla Gutierrez (SPA) - Cylance Pro Cycling
9 Dani King (GBR) - Cylance Pro Cycling
10 Gracie Elvin (AUS) - Orica Scott Women 0:01:47
Place ORICA-SCOTT Riders Time
3 Annemiek Van Vleuten (NED) - Orica Scott Women
6 Amanda Spratt (AUS) - Orica Scott Women 0:00:28
10 Gracie Elvin (AUS) - Orica Scott Women 0:01:47
28 Sarah Roy (AUS) - Orica Scott Women 0:02:37
56 Jessica Allen (AUS) - Orica Scott Women 0:07:42
57 Jenelle Crooks (AUS) - Orica Scott Women 0:07:42