Giro della Toscana
Stage 3: Segromigno in Piano - Capannori - Stage Details

Recap:

Tiffany Cromwell sprinted to fifth in Capannori from a group of 17 riders that formed on the descent ahead of the final climb. Inga Cilvinaite (Diadora Pasta Zara) won the third stage of the Giro della Toscana as Malgorzata Jasinska (Mcipollini Giambenini) successfully defended her race lead. 

"I had terrible legs today, but I suffered through what turned out to be an aggressive race right from the start. The first two laps were full gas with Mcipollini attempting to take control to protect the jersey with all the other teams launching attack after attack. Splits would happen regularly, but the bunch kept coming back together, and we were still a pretty large group coming into the second half of the race.

Everything changed on the final climb when Fabiani Luperini (Faren Honda) did a massive attack. She blew the group to bits, and eventually a selection was made. The leading group split nearly to the top of the climb, and I missed that move but the two groups came back together on the descent." - Tiffany Cromwell


Results

Place Rider/Team Time
1 Inga Cilvinaite (Ltu) - Diadora Pasta Zara 2:37:57
2 Megan Guarnier (USA) - Tibco To The Top ST
3 Nicole Cooke (GBr) - Faren Honda Team ST
4 Annemiek Van Vleuten (Ned) - Rabobank Women Cycling Team ST
5 Tiffany Cromwell (Aus) - ORICA-AIS ST
6 Sabrina Stultiens (Ned) - Rabobank Women Cycling Team ST
7 Romy Kasper (Ger) - Rusvelo ST
8 Lauren Hall (USA) - Tibco To The Top ST
9 Flavia Oliveira (Swi) - Forno D'asolo Colavita ST
10 Jennifer Fiori (Ita) - Fassa Bortolo Servetto ST
Place Mitchelton-SCOTT Riders Time
5 Tiffany Cromwell (Aus) - ORICA-AIS ST
45 Jessie Maclean (Aus) - ORICA-AIS 0:01:50