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Stage 3 - Tatiana Guderzo climbed her way into the leaders jersey

Lari - Voltera, 122.1km

 

Race Writeup

Tatiana Guderzo (SC Michele Fanini Record Rox) climbed her way to victory and the leaders jersey 16 seconds ahead of Marianne Voz (DSB Bank) and Mara Abbott (Team Columbia HTC). 

The race stayed pretty much together until the hit the bottom of the climb to Volterra. At this point the attacked started and splintered the peloton. A number of former winners of this stage new what to expect and were at the front of the peloton. Mara Abott (Team Columbia-HTC) who the stage in 2008 and Svetlana Bubnenkova (Fenixs), also a former winner in Volterra were amongst the leaders on the climb. none of them could match the climbing ability of Tatiana Guderzo (Michela Fanini) who had time to blow a kiss as she approached the line in Volterra. 

Trixi Worrack (Equipe Nurnberger) lost the mountains jersey to Guderzo finishing 1 minute 14 seconds behind.

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Results - Top 10 - click here to see full result

Position Name Time Gap
1 GUDERZO TATIANA S.C. MICHELA FANINI RECORD ROX 3:19'26 
2 VOS MARIANNE DSB BANK NEDERLAND BLOEIT 3:19'42  16 
3 ABBOTT MARA TEAM COLUMBIA HTC WOMEN 3:19'44  18 
4 ARNDT JUDITH TEAM COLUMBIA HTC WOMEN 3:19'48  22 
5 BRANDLI NICOLE BIGLA CYCLING TEAM 3:19'50  24 
6 STEVENS EVELYN USA NATIONAL TEAM 3:19'58  32 
7 ZILIUTE DIANA SAFI PASTA ZARA TITANEDI 3:20'05  39 
8 PUCINSKAITE EDITA GAUSS RDZ ORMU COLNAGO 3:20'05  39 
9 MC GRATH KRISTIN USA NATIONAL TEAM 3:20'14  48 
10 LUPERINI FABIANA SELLE ITALIA GHEZZI 3:20'14  48 

 

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General Classification Top 10 - click here to see full GC

Position Name Time Gap
1 GUDERZO TATIANA S.C. MICHELA FANINI RECORD ROX 6:34'42 
2 VOS MARIANNE DSB BANK NEDERLAND BLOEIT 6:34'59  17 
3 BRANDLI NICOLE BIGLA CYCLING TEAM 6:35'00  18 
4 ABBOTT MARA TEAM COLUMBIA HTC WOMEN 6:35'06  24 
5 ARNDT JUDITH TEAM COLUMBIA HTC WOMEN 6:35'08  26 
6 PUCINSKAITE EDITA GAUSS RDZ ORMU COLNAGO 6:35'29  47 
7 STEVENS EVELYN USA NATIONAL TEAM 6:35'32  50 
8 ZILIUTE DIANA SAFI PASTA ZARA TITANEDI 6:35'41  59 
9 BOSMAN ANDREA NATIONAL TEAM OF THE NETHERLANDS 6:35'44  1'02 
10 MC GRATH KRISTIN USA NATIONAL TEAM 6:35'48  1'06 

 

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