Giro Della Toscana 2009
Stage 3 - Tatiana Guderzo climbed her way into the leaders jersey
Lari - Voltera, 122.1km
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.
Results - Top 10 - click here to see full result
General Classification Top 10 - click here to see full GC
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