Liege-Bastogne-Liege-Women - Race Overview

A great Ardennes Classics week for Mitchelton-SCOTT was capped by a double podium at Liège–Bastogne–Liège Women with Amanda Spratt in second and Annemiek Van Vleuten in third.

Third in Amstel Gold Race, fifth in Fleche-Wallonne and now second in Liège–Bastogne–Liège after yet another impressive attacking performance from Spratt, going clear into the closing 20kilometres the Tour Down Under champion was caught on the final climb by Anna Van der Breggen (Boels-Dolmans) and less than two kilometres to go.

Fighting bravely, but just losing contact over the top, Spratt held on for second with Van der Breggen taking the win and world time trial champion Van Vleuten sealing a memorable race for the Australian outfit by winning the sprint for third.

Read the full report here.

Place Rider/Team Time
1 Anna van der Breggen (NED) - Boels Dolmans Cyclingteam 03:34:23
2 Amanda Spratt (AUS) - MITCHELTON-SCOTT 00:00:06
3 Annemiek van Vleuten (NED) - MITCHELTON-SCOTT 00:00:58
4 Ashleigh Moolman-Pasio (RSA) - Cervelo Bigla Pro Cycling Team 00:01:00
5 Ellen van Dijk (NED) - Team Sunweb Women 00:01:13
6 Sabrina Stultiens (NED) - Waowdeals Pro Cycling Team
7 Pauline Ferrand Prevot (FRA) - Canyon-SRAM Racing
8 Megan Guarnier (USA) - Boels Dolmans Cyclingteam
9 Shara Gillow (AUS) - FDJ Nouvelle-Aquitaine Futuroscope
10 Rossella Ratto (ITA) - Cylance Pro Cycling
Place Mitchelton-SCOTT Riders Time
2 Amanda Spratt (AUS) - MITCHELTON-SCOTT 00:00:06
3 Annemiek van Vleuten (NED) - MITCHELTON-SCOTT 00:00:58
68 Georgia Williams (NZL) - MITCHELTON-SCOTT 00:06:24