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Stage 8

Cuneo - Fossano   90km

 

Race Writeup

This was a relatively flat stage, undertaken in slightly cooler conditions than earlier in the Giro. The major climb of the day was the 300m of the finishing straight, which also turned left at about 200m. Just to add to the variety, the final 150, were partially cobbled, partially paved. The stage ran from Cuneo to Fossano, a short 25km trip, then 3 laps of a circuit based on Fossano, which took the riders through the finishing line 3 times prior to the sprint.

There were a few attempts to breakaway today. None lasted more than 1km, although perhaps the most danger was presented by Dorte Lohse Rasmussen (Bianchi Aliverti Kookai) and Svetlana Bubnenkova (Colnago Fenixs), who both went away late in the race. Bubnenkova attacked twice, in fact. She was caught the first time, waited a couple of kilometres and then went again.

At 78km, the race was split into 3 distinct groups, the leaders were 25 seconds up on the others by kilometre 79. However, by 80km, the advantage was down to 10 seconds and soon afterwards, the race came back together again.

The first rider to accelerate on the run in to the finish was Noemi Cantelle (Team Bigla), she went almost exactly at the 1km to go banner. At the same time, Regina Schleicher (Nürnberger) was preparing a lead out for Oenone Wood, Kate Bates having swung off earlier. The sprint was a long and difficult one. Schleicher delivered Wood to the front of the bunch, where she slotted in behind Susanne Ljungskog (Buitenpoort-Flexpoint). Ljungskog was on the wheel of her lead-out rider, Loës Gunnewijk. When Gunnewijk pulled off with 400m to go, Cantelle went again, going around Wood with Brändli on her wheel. Wood jumped onto Brändli's wheel and then, when Giorgia Bronzini (AS Team FRW) went with 300m to go, Wood went with her, finally going around her and onto the front with about 150m to go. Susanne Ljungskog tried to come back, accelerating across the road, from paved section across the cobbles to another paved section, but she pulled up short. Oenone Wood had the race sewn up with 25m to go and was able to give a two handed victory salute as she crossed the line.

 

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Comments

Oenone Wood : "Regina was working for me today and Kate Bates did a great job as well. I was just really glad to have the legs at the finish, I didn't think I would, but we just thought we'd give it a go and it kind of worked out! I'm pretty happy, but I'm absolutely stuffed though too!"

"In the last part, Regina took me up to the front and put me onto Ljungskog's wheel. We thought the GC riders would be trying to get bonus seconds today. Ljungskog's team-mate Loës Gunnewijk took her to 400m to go and then I came around her and then Brändli came around me and I jumped onto her wheel. Then Giorgia Bronzini started sprinting with about 300m to go, so I jumped onto her wheel and then came around her in the final straight."

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Results - Top 10 - Click here for full results

Position Name / Surname Team Time Gap Bonus
1 WOOD Oenone NURNBERGER VERSICHERUNG 2:15'15 0 10
2 LJNGSKOG Susanne BUITENPOORT - FLEXPOINT 2:15'15 0 7
3 CORNEO Sigrid NOBILI RUBINETTERIE 2:15'15 0 4
4 BRANDLI Nicole BIGLA CYCLING TEAM 2:15'15 0
5 BRONZINI Giorgia TEAM FRW 2:15'15 0
6 BACCAILLE Monia TEAM SACCARELLI EMU 2:15'15 0
7 LUPERINI Fabiana TOP GIRLS FASSA BORTOLO 2:15'15 0
8 HENNES Tanja BUITENPOORT - FLEXPOINT 2:15'15 0
9 GOOR Sofie VLAANDEREN CAPRISONNE 2:15'15 0
10 CASTUCCI Francesca SC MICHELA FANINI RECORD 2:15'15 0

 

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General Classification Top 10 -  Click here for Full GC

Position Name / Surname Team Time Gap
1 BRANDLI Nicole BIGLA CYCLING TEAM 18:40'05 0
2 LJNGSKOG Susanne BUITENPOORT - FLEXPOINT 18:40'09 4
3 SLYUSAREVA Olga COLNAGO - FENIX 18:40'21 16
4 PUCINSKAITE Edita NOBILI RUBINETTERIE 18:40'25 20
5 BUBNENKOVA Svetlana COLNAGO - FENIX 18:40'42 37
6 LUPERINI Fabiana TOP GIRLS FASSA BORTOLO 18:40'58 53
7 GUDERZO Tatiana TOP GIRLS FASSA BORTOLO 18:41'01 56
8 BACCAILLE Monia TEAM SACCARELLI EMU 18:41'15 1'10
9 SERUP Linda Melanie Villumse BUITENPOORT - FLEXPOINT 18:41'16 1'11
10 CANTELE Noemi BIGLA CYCLING TEAM 18:41'17 1'12
11 ITURRIAGAECH Eneritz TOP GIRLS FASSA BORTOLO 18:41'40 1'35
12 GUNNEWIJK Loes BUITENPOORT - FLEXPOINT 18:41'51 1'46
13 ALCALDE Cristina BIZKAIA - PANDA SOFTWARE 18:42'06 2'01
14 VZESNIAUSKAITE Modesta TEAM FRW 18:42'10 2'05
15 HAYEVA Volha TEAM BIANCHI ALIVERT 18:42'10 2'05
16 GOOR Sofie VLAANDEREN CAPRISONNE 18:42'14 2'09
17 CORNEO Sigrid NOBILI RUBINETTERIE 18:42'38 2'33
18 PARIETTI Silvia SAFI - PASTA ZARA MANHATT 18:42'38 2'33
19 STIAYKINA Tatiana USC CHIRIO FORNO D'ASOLO 18:42'39 2'34
20 LIEBIG Tina NURNBERGER VERSICHERUNG 18:42'41 2'36
21 GRAUS Andrea BIGLA CYCLING TEAM 18:42'41 2'36
22 GOLLAN Olivia NOBILI RUBINETTERIE 18:42'41 2'36
23 ROMBOUTS Sandra BUITENPOORT - FLEXPOINT 18:42'51 2'46
24 AUNE Karin SC MICHELA FANINI RECORD 18:42'55 2'50
25 ANDREASSON Veronica SAFI - PASTA ZARA MANHATT 18:42'58 2'53
26 CHRISTENSEN Lise TEAM BIANCHI ALIVERT 18:42'59 2'54
27 VILAJOSANA A Marta NOBILI RUBINETTERIE 18:43'01 2'56
28 VAN DROMME Sharon VLAANDEREN CAPRISONNE 18:43'05 3'00
29 LEAL BALDERAS Veronica TEAM SACCARELLI EMU 18:43'13 3'08
30 NICHOLS Kate NAZIONALE AUSTRALIANA 18:43'20 3'15
31 LANG Meng GIANT PRO CYCLING 18:43'24 3'19
32 LOANE Jocelyn NAZIONALE AUSTRALIANA 18:43'37 3'32
33 RASMUSSEN Dorte Lohse TEAM BIANCHI ALIVERT 18:43'42 3'37
34 JOHANSSON Emma BIZKAIA - PANDA SOFTWARE 18:43'47 3'42
35 WOOD Oenone NURNBERGER VERSICHERUNG 18:43'54 3'49
36 HENNES Tanja BUITENPOORT - FLEXPOINT 18:44'01 3'56
37 URBONAITE Zita SAFI - PASTA ZARA MANHATT 18:44'13 4'08
38 KELLER Luise BUITENPOORT - FLEXPOINT 18:44'16 4'11
39 TUFFET Elodie NOBILI RUBINETTERIE 18:44'22 4'17
40 HENESTROSA R Anna NAZIONALE SPAGNOLA 18:44'29 4'24
41 OKI Miho NOBILI RUBINETTERIE 18:44'35 4'30
42 MERCER Kate NAZIONALE AUSTRALIANA 18:44'48 4'43
43 AZZINI Emanuela NOBILI RUBINETTERIE 18:45'06 5'01
44 TELLETXEA Naiara BIZKAIA - PANDA SOFTWARE 18:45'06 5'01
45 BRONZINI Giorgia TEAM FRW 18:45'17 5'12
46 HANSEN Trine TEAM BIANCHI ALIVERT 18:45'31 5'26
47 BAHLER Liane COLNAGO - FENIX 18:45'39 5'34
48 LI Mei Fang GIANT PRO CYCLING 18:45'40 5'35
49 BEUTLER Annette BUITENPOORT - FLEXPOINT 18:45'55 5'50
50 SCHLEICHER Regina NURNBERGER VERSICHERUNG 18:45'57 5'52
51 RODRIGUEZ Go Rosario NAZIONALE SPAGNOLA 18:46'49 6'44
52 ARCANGELI Lidia BIGLA CYCLING TEAM 18:47'01 6'56
53 TURATO Jessica USC CHIRIO FORNO D'ASOLO 18:47'46 7'41
54 MURILLO Iosune BIZKAIA - PANDA SOFTWARE 18:47'58 7'53
55 CARRARA Vera USC CHIRIO FORNO D'ASOLO 18:48'20 8'15
56 EMMASI Sabrina SAFI - PASTA ZARA MANHATT 18:48'46 8'41
57 FUSAR POLI Daniela SAFI - PASTA ZARA MANHATT 18:49'31 9'26
58 BEKER Charlotte COLNAGO - FENIX 18:50'26 10'21
59 MACPHERSON Jenny NAZIONALE AUSTRALIANA 18:52'42 12'37
60 FURRER Monika BIGLA CYCLING TEAM 18:53'15 13'10
61 ZUGNO Anna SAFI - PASTA ZARA MANHATT 18:53'42 13'37
62 LONGHIN Katia TOP GIRLS FASSA BORTOLO 18:54'34 14'29
63 XIONG  Ying Ruan GIANT PRO CYCLING 18:54'35 14'30
64 VALSECCHI Silvia NOBILI RUBINETTERIE 18:54'48 14'43
65 CORAZZA Martina TEAM FRW 18:55'51 15'46
66 ADAMSEN Majaw TEAM BIANCHI ALIVERT 18:56'22 16'17
67 ANTOSHINA Tatiana COLNAGO - FENIX 18:56'59 16'54
68 PIETERS Cindy VLAANDEREN CAPRISONNE 18:57'11 17'06
69 ZABIROVA Zulfia BIGLA CYCLING TEAM 18:57'29 17'24
70 BATES Natalie NAZIONALE AUSTRALIANA 18:58'19 18'14
71 GARSIA A Ana NAZIONALE SPAGNOLA 18:58'54 18'49
72 SANCHIS Chaf Anna NAZIONALE SPAGNOLA 18:59'02 18'57
73 GIL PARRA Leticia TOP GIRLS FASSA BORTOLO 18:59'21 19'16
74 WERNER Laure VLAANDEREN CAPRISONNE 19:00'10 20'05
75 KIRCK Rosane SC MICHELA FANINI RECORD 19:00'24 20'19
76 VAN DAMME Evy VLAANDEREN CAPRISONNE 19:01'17 21'12
77 SULLIVAN Candice NAZIONALE AUSTRALIANA 19:03'08 23'03
78 MOLLER Monica BIGLA CYCLING TEAM 19:04'47 24'42
79 ANDERSEN Mette Tisser TEAM BIANCHI ALIVERT 19:05'51 25'46
80 KNECHT Andrea BIGLA CYCLING TEAM 19:07'08 27'03
81 BATES Katherine NURNBERGER VERSICHERUNG 19:07'25 27'20
82 QUARTA Alessia TEAM SACCARELLI EMU 19:10'29 30'24
83 BOYARSKAYA Natalia COLNAGO - FENIX 19:10'40 30'35
84 YONGLI Liu GIANT PRO CYCLING 19:17'49 37'44
85 WYSOCKA Malgorzata SC MICHELA FANINI RECORD 19:18'06 38'01
86 CASTUCCI Francesca SC MICHELA FANINI RECORD 19:18'14 38'09
87 PASCUAL Gemma BIZKAIA - PANDA SOFTWARE 19:18'45 38'40
88 OVCHARENKO Nina TEAM FRW 19:18'53 38'48
89 WICHMANN Anke NURNBERGER VERSICHERUNG 19:22'11 42'06
90 PROFUMO Samantha USC CHIRIO FORNO D'ASOLO 19:27'45 47'40
91 BELVEDERSI Tania TOP GIRLS FASSA BORTOLO 19:27'53 47'48
92 TOGNALI Francesca TEAM SACCARELLI EMU 19:28'13 48'08
93 MARIETTA Claudia SC MICHELA FANINI RECORD 19:32'54 52'49
94 TELLETXEA Maitane BIZKAIA - PANDA SOFTWARE 19:32'57 52'52
95 SPRATT Amanda NAZIONALE AUSTRALIANA 19:33'08 53'03
96 MANSVELD Debby VLAANDEREN CAPRISONNE 19:33'25 53'20
97 MORENO Allue Maribel NAZIONALE SPAGNOLA 19:33'49 53'44
98 D'ETTORE Alessandra TEAM SACCARELLI EMU 19:34'18 54'13
99 UGOLINI Ombretta TEAM FRW 19:35'30 55'25
100 ROZZINI Chiara TEAM SACCARELLI EMU 19:37'01 56'56
101 YUNMEI Wu GIANT PRO CYCLING 19:37'09 57'04
102 WANNIJN Ine VLAANDEREN CAPRISONNE 19:37'12 57'07
103 GILMORE Rochelle SAFI - PASTA ZARA MANHATT 19:38'28 58'23
104 BERNARDI Sabrina TOP GIRLS FASSA BORTOLO 19:39'10 59'05
105 DAVIES Emma VLAANDEREN CAPRISONNE 19:40'12 1:00'07
106 JANILDES Silva SC MICHELA FANINI RECORD 19:41'28 1:01'23
107 PALOP Rubio Allcla NAZIONALE SPAGNOLA 19:42'42 1:02'37
108 PALCHYNSKA Tetyana TEAM FRW 19:43'51 1:03'46
109 MANCINI Silvia TEAM SACCARELLI EMU 19:43'56 1:03'51
110 AZPIROZ Arantzazu BIZKAIA - PANDA SOFTWARE 19:47'04 1:06'59
111 ZOGLI Sabrina USC CHIRIO FORNO D'ASOLO 19:47'06 1:07'01
112 LI Wang GIANT PRO CYCLING 20:09'29 1:29'24

 

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