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22nd Giro d'Italia Internazional Femminile 2011

 

 

WCN quicklink >> Stage 1     Stage 1 Full    Stage 2     Stage 2 Full   Stage 3     Stage 3 Full

                                 Stage 4     Stage 4 Full     Stage 5     Stage 5 Full   Stage 6     Stage 6 Full

                                 Stage 7     Stage 7 Full     Stage 8     Stage 8 Full   Stage 9    Stage 9 Full 

                                 Stage 10    Stage 10 Full

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Stage 1 - Vos wins stage 1

Roma - Velletri 86 km

Race Writeup

Marianne Vos (Nederland Bloeit) continued her run of form to win the opening stage if the 2011 Giro Donne. Fresh from her win at the German nationals, Ina-Yoko Teutenberg (HTC Highroad) took second ahead the the Swedish road champions Emma Johansson (Hitec).

When the race entered the finishing cricuts in Velletri. HTC Highroad's Emilia Fahlin and Ellen van Dijk attacked. Poland’s Malgorzata Jaskinska (S.C. Michela Fanini-Rox) bridged across to the two leaders. The trio  50 seconds quickly. However with 18km to go the chase from behind came from Nederland Bloeit, Diadora Pasta Zara and Colavita D'Alsolo. With 10km to go, the sprinters were getting into position and Vos attacked on the climb across the cobbles to the finish chased by Teutenberg and Johansson.

 

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Marianne Vos (Nederland Bloeit) arrived at the Giro in great form and wearing the her new National jersey, “The finish of the stage suited me and my form is great. My Giro couldn’t have started better and now I hope to keep the race leader’s jersey for as long as possible,” said Vos

Rossella Callovi (SC MCipollini Giordana), was the best ranked Italian,  “Today I am indeed satisfied. It is my first time at the Giro and to get the best Italian in the stage is a beautiful result. Marianne Vos is unbeatable and therefore I am indeed happy with my sixth place. From tomorrow, it will be more difficult and I hope the my team mates Tatiana Guderzo and Fabiana Luperini will hold this jersey," said Callovi

Valentina Scandolara (Gauss) holds the Mountain  leader jersey after she was the first over the small cat 3 climb. "I am happy to get to the top of the Castel Gandolfo first. From tomorrow things will change. My role here is to support my team. Day by day we will see how I am. My condition get better and therefore the moral is high,”  said Scandolara

Results - Top 10 - click here to see full result

Position Name Team Time/Gap
1 Marianne Vos   Nederland Bloeit 2:11:56
2 Ina Teutenberg   HTC Highroad Women 0:00:01
3 Emma Johansson   Hitec Products - UCK "
4 Elizabeth Armitstead   Garmin - Cervelo "
5 Judith Arndt   HTC Highroad Women "
6 Rossella Callovi   SC MCipollini Giordana "
7 Elena Berlato   Top Girls Fassa Bortolo "
8 Tatiana Guderzo   SC MCipollini Giordana "
9 Rasa Leleivyte   Vaiano Solaristech "
10 Martine Bras   Netherlands "

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General Classification Top 10 - click here to see full GC

Position Name Team Time/Gap
1 Marianne Vos   Nederland Bloeit 2:11:46
2 Ina Teutenberg   HTC Highroad Women 0:00:05
3 Emma Johansson   Hitec Products - UCK 0:00:07
4 Elizabeth Armitstead   Garmin - Cervelo 0:00:11
5 Judith Arndt   HTC Highroad Women "
6 Rossella Callovi   SC MCipollini Giordana "
7 Elena Berlato   Top Girls Fassa Bortolo "
8 Tatiana Guderzo   SC MCipollini Giordana "
9 Rasa Leleivyte   Vaiano Solaristech "
10 Martine Bras   Netherlands "

 

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Photos   Click on any image to enlarge >>

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