Omloop Het Nieuwsblad women - Race Overview

The European season got underway today with Omloop Het Nieuwsblad where Belgian champion Jolien D’hoore finished in eighth place in her debut race for Mitchelton-SCOTT.

Unlike previous editions, the 122kilometre race concluded with a large group sprint in Ninove, despite the addition of the challenging Muur van Geraardsbergen. It was Christina Siggard (Virtu-Cycling) who took an unexpected victory, beating many race favourites to claim the 2018 title.

Read the full report and reactions here.

Place Rider/Team Time
1 Christina Malling Siggaard (DEN) - Team Virtu Cycling 3:35:20
2 Alexis Ryan (USA) - Canyon-SRAM Racing
3 Maria Giulia Confalonieri (ITA) - Valcar PBM
4 Chloe Hosking (AUS) - Ale Cipollini
5 Coryn Rivera (USA) - Team Sunweb Women
6 Nina Kessler (NED) - Hitec Products-Birk Sport
7 Jeanne Korevaar (NED) - Waowdeals Pro Cycling Team
8 Jolien D'Hoore (BEL) - Mitchelton-SCOTT 3:35:20
9 Marta Cavalli (ITA) - Valcar PBM
10 Audrey Cordon Ragot (FRA) - Wiggle High6
Place Mitchelton-SCOTT Riders Time
8 Jolien D'Hoore (BEL) - Mitchelton-SCOTT 3:35:20
30 Gracie Elvin (AUS) - Mitchelton-SCOTT 0:00:05
36 Annemiek van Vleuten (NED) - Mitchelton-SCOTT 0:00:09
38 Jessica Allen (Aus) - Mitchelton-SCOTT 0:00:28
39 Amanda Spratt (AUS) - Mitchelton-SCOTT 0:00:28
87 Sarah Roy (AUS) - Mitchelton-SCOTT 0:09:52