Santos Women's Tour
Stage 1: Woodside to Murray Bridge - Stage Details

An eager Valentina Scandolara has started her 2015 season on a winning note, taking out the first stage of the Santos Women’s Tour in Adelaide this afternoon.

Scandolara, who has been in Australia watching her teammates race over the past couple of weeks, was itching to get her season started and transferred that enthusiasm onto the bike perfectly with a solo victory.

“I was really looking forward to racing,” Scandolara said after the victory.  “I watched my teammates race at the Bay Crits and the nationals so I was really excited to begin my season in Australia.”

Read the full report here.

Results

Place Rider/Team Time
1 Valentina Scandolara (ITA) - ORICA-AIS 1:22:57
2 Lauren Kitchen (AUS) - Roxsolt 0:06
3 Melissa Hoskins (AUS) - ORICA-AIS 0:06
4 Loes Gunnewijk (NED) - ORICA-AIS 0:06
5 Chloe Hosking (AUS) - Wiggle Down Under 0:06
6 Ruth Corset (AUS) - Total Rush Hyster 0:06
7 Lizzie Williams (AUS) - ORICA-AIS 0:06
8 Loren Rowney (AUS) - Roxsolt 0:06
9 Rachel Neylan (AUS) - Building Champions Women's Squad 0:06
10 Allison Rice (AUS) - CBR Women's Cycling Team 0:06
Place Mitchelton-SCOTT Riders Time
1 Valentina Scandolara (ITA) - ORICA-AIS 1:22:57
3 Melissa Hoskins (AUS) - ORICA-AIS 0:06
4 Loes Gunnewijk (NED) - ORICA-AIS 0:06
7 Lizzie Williams (AUS) - ORICA-AIS 0:06
11 Amanda Spratt (AUS) - ORICA-AIS 0:06