Emakumeen XXXII.Bira - Race Overview

It was heartbreak for defending champion Amanda Spratt as she narrowly lost the leader’s jersey on the final stage of the Emakumeen Bira.

The Australian went into stage four with a five second advantage on the general classification, but she couldn’t haul back a late attack from Elisa Longo-Borghini (Trek-Sedafredo) who took the stage and overall by two seconds.

Read the full report here.

Place Rider/Team Time
1 Elisa Longo Borghini (Ita) - Trek-Segafredo Women 12:21:41
2 Amanda Spratt (Aus) - Mitchelton-SCOTT 00:00:02
3 Soraya Paladin (Ita) - Ale Cipollini 00:00:07
4 Tayler Wiles (USA) - Trek-Segafredo Women 00:00:14
5 Margarita Victo Garcia Ca (Spa) - Movistar Team Women 00:00:34
6 Annemiek van Vleuten (Ned) - Mitchelton-SCOTT 00:00:36
7 Katrine Aalerud (Nor) - Team Virtu Cycling 00:00:45
8 Ane Santesteban Gonzalez (Spa) - WNT-Rotor Pro Cycling 00:01:07
9 Eider Merino Cortazar (Spa) - Movistar Team Women
10 Cristina Martinez Bonafe (Spa) - Bizkaia-Durango 00:01:30
Place Mitchelton-SCOTT Riders Time
2 Amanda Spratt (Aus) - Mitchelton-SCOTT 00:00:02
6 Annemiek van Vleuten (Ned) - Mitchelton-SCOTT 00:00:36
17 Lucy Kennedy (Aus) - Mitchelton-SCOTT 00:03:03
63 Alexandra Manly (Aus) - Mitchelton-SCOTT 00:36:32