Boels Rental Ladies Tour
Stage 1: Tiel ITT - Stage Details

ORICA-AIS has opened the Boels Rental Ladies Tour with strong performances on the stage one individual time trial, Emma Johansson the top performer in eighth position.

Johansson, the Swedish champion, finished 35seconds behind stage winner Ellen Van Dijk (DLT) who stopped the clock at 13minutes 15seconds.

Sport director Gene Bates was pleased with the opening performances of the whole squad.

“To be honest the time gaps weren’t massive which in a Tour like this is pretty important,“ Bates said.

“There is a lot of time still to race and we are sitting in a really good position.  Not only with Emma but with the other girls as well, we were all in the top 40 so we are really pleased with how we are sitting.”

Read the full stage 1 report here.

Results

Place Rider/Team Time
1 Ellen Van Dijk (NED) - Boels - Dolmans Cycling Team 13:15
2 Lisa Brennauer (GER) - Specialized-lululemon 0:12
3 Trixi Worrack (HER) - Specialized-lululemon 0:24
4 Marianne Vos (NED) - Rabobank-Liv Woman Cycling Team 0:29
5 Ann-Sophie Duyck (BEL) - 0:30
6 Evelyn Stevens (USA) - Specialized-lululemon 0:31
7 Elizabeth Armistead (GBR) - Boels - Dolmans Cycling Team 0:35
8 Emma Johansson (SWE) - ORICA-AIS 0:35
9 Karol-ann Canuel (CAN) - Specialized-lululemon 0:38
10 Alison Tetrick (USA) - Astana BePink Womens Team 0:38
Place Mitchelton-SCOTT Riders Time
8 Emma Johansson (SWE) - ORICA-AIS 0:35
20 Annette Edmondson (AUS) - ORICA-AIS 1:09
22 Shara Gillow (AUS) - ORICA-AIS 0:57
23 Melissa Hoskins (AUS) - ORICA-AIS 0:58
29 Valentina Scandolara (ITA) - ORICA-AIS 1:06
36 Jessie MacLean (AUS) - ORICA-AIS 1:13