Swedish champion Emma Johansson has secured a top ten finish on general classification, crossing the line in eleventh on the final stage of the Giro d'Italia Internazionale Femminile this afternoon.
In more exciting news for ORICA-AIS' future, new recruit Katrin Garfoot also finished an impressive debut at the race, finishing as the top ranked Australian rider in 28th overall.
"As the last stage of the Tour we knew it was going to be really aggressive and fast from the start and the race didn't disappoint," sport director Gene Bates said.
|1||Emma Pooley (GBR) - Lotto Belisol Ladies||1:57:40|
|2||Pauline Ferrand Prevot (FRA) - Rabo Liv Women Cycling Team||0:00:25|
|3||Marianne Vos (NED) - Rabo Liv Women Cycling Team||ST|
|4||Anna Van Der Breggen (NED) - Rabo Liv Women Cycling Team||0:00:33|
|5||Mara Abbott (USA) - Unitedhealthcare Professional Cycling||ST|
|6||Elisa Longo Borghini (ITA) - Hitec Products||0:00:38|
|7||Claudia Häusler (GER) - Team Giant Shimano||0:00:49|
|8||Annemiek Van Vleuten (NED) - Rabo Liv Women Cycling Team||0:00:50|
|9||Megan Guarnier (USA) - Boels Dolmans Cycling Team||ST|
|10||Tetiana Riabchenko (UKR) - S.C. Michela Fanini Rox||0:01:52|
|11||Emma Johansson (SWE) - ORICA-AIS||0:01:57|
|16||Katrin Garfoot (AUS) - ORICA-AIS||0:02:33|
|21||Shara Gillow (AUS) - ORICA-AIS||0:02:49|
|45||Amanda Spratt (AUS) - ORICA-AIS||0:04:58|
|71||Melissa Hoskins (AUS) - ORICA-AIS||0:08:53|
|78||Loes Gunnewijk (NED) - ORICA-AIS||0:09:04|
|80||Jessie Maclean (AUS) - ORICA-AIS||0:09:04|
|103||Valentina Scandolara (ITA) - ORICA-AIS||0:11:53|