Giro d'Italia Internazionale Femminile
Prologue: Caserta - Stage Details

A strong ride by Melissa Hoskins has seen her place fifth in the opening prologue at the Giro d'Italia Internazionale Femminile this evening.

Hoskins finished the 2km race against the clock in 2’34.32, eight seconds behind winner Annemiek van Vleuten (RBW).

“I was really happy with Mel’s ride tonight,” sport director Gene Bates said.

“Coming off a training camp at high altitude, really preparing for the Commonwealth Games, she has had an exceptional ride and we were really pleased to see her finish fifth against some really strong time trial specialists.”

Read the full report here.


Place Rider/Team Time
1 Annemiek Van Vleuten (Ned) - Rabo Liv Women Cycling Team 0:02:26
2 Marianne Vos (Ned) - Rabo Liv Women Cycling Team 0:00:01
3 Pauline Ferrand Prevot (Fra) - Rabo Liv Women Cycling Team 0:00:05
4 Anna Van Der Breggen (Ned) - Rabo Liv Women Cycling Team 0:00:07
5 Melissa Hoskins (Aus) - ORICA-AIS 0:00:08
6 Roxane Knetemann (Ned) - Rabo Liv Women Cycling Team 0:00:09
7 Jolien D'horre (Bel) - Lotto Belisol Ladies 0:00:10
8 Shelley Olds (USA) - Ale' Cipollini Galassia ST
9 Ellen Van Dijk (Ned) - Boels Dolmans Cycling Team ST
10 Amy Pieters (Ned) - Team Giant Shimano ST
Place Mitchelton-SCOTT Riders Time
5 Melissa Hoskins (Aus) - ORICA-AIS 0:00:08
12 Shara Gillow (Aus) - ORICA-AIS 0:00:13
23 Emma Johansson (Swe) - ORICA-AIS ST
26 Katrin Garfoot (Aus) - ORICA-AIS 0:00:16
30 Valentina Scandolara (Ita) - ORICA-AIS ST
52 Loes Gunnewijk (Ned) - ORICA-AIS 0:00:20
63 Amanda Spratt (Aus) - ORICA-AIS 0:00:22
70 Jessie Maclean (Aus) - ORICA-AIS 0:00:23