____________________________________________________________________

Home

Latest Additions

 Calendar 2012

Archive

 

About

____________________________________________________________________

 
   

23rd Giro d'Italia Femminile Internazionale 2012

 

 

WCN quicklink >> Preview    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    How to follow the 2012 event 

Previous coverage of this event  >> 2012   2011    2010    2009   2008    2007    2006    2005   

      

On this page >>  Write-up      Results      General Classification    Photos

 

Stage 9 - Johansson wins final sprint, Vos wins Maglia Rosa

Sarnico (BG) - Bergamo 108 km

 

Race Writeup

Emma Johansson (Hitec) won the final stage of the 2012 Giro Donne, ahead of Marianne Vos (Rabo Women) and Emma Pooley (AA Drink).

The final stage of the Giro Donne 2012 opened with an attack after 22km of racing.  A leading group of 18 riders formed a group at the front of the race and quickly gained a 1 minute 5 second advantage. In the group were;Liesbet de Vocht (Rabo Women), Valentina Carretta, Simona Frapporti (Be Pink), Monia Baccaille and Marta Tagliaferro (MCipollini), Martina Ruzickova (S.C. Michela Fanini Rox), Jade Borgato (Diadora - Pasta Zara), Ludivine Henrion (Lotto Belisol Ladies) and Valentina Bastianelli (Vaiano Tepso).

A number of riders gradually bridged to the leaders before the main climb of the day at Bianzano. The category 2 climb split the chasing bunch. With 53km to go the leading group included 37 riders although it was not long before this split. A leading group of 17 drove the front of the peloton and gained a 30 second lead ahead of the chasers. 

At the second climb of the day San Roco. A small group of 12 formed at the front which included the Maglia Rosa, Emma Pooley (AA Drink), Evelyn Stevens (Specialized Lululemon) and Emma Johansson (Hitec). 

Over the top of climb first was Vos, closely followed by Pooley and Johansson. The three quickly gained an advantage of 1 minute 55 seconds ahead of 10 pursuers. The speed of the three leaders increased and they quickly increased their lead to 2 minutes 23 seconds.

With 87km of racing completed, the three leaders were holding a 2 minute 50 second lead. As the leader approach the final climb of the day, the cat 2, Colle dei Pasta, they held a 2 minute 52 second lead. Back in the chase, Judith Arndt (Orica-AIS) decided to give chase to the leaders. 

Over the top of the climb, Pooley was first ahead of Vos and Johansson. The leaders descended fast. As they approached the 10km to go they were holding a comfortable lead. 

On the outskirts of Bergamo, the three leaders powered to the line. In the end the sprint was won by Emma Johansson ahead of Marianne Vos and Emma Pooley.

Vos secured her second victory in the Giro Donne. Vos also secured the points jersey. Emma Pooley (AA Drink) won the Mountain classification. Elisa Longo Borghini (Hitec - Mistral Home) won the Young rider classification.

Back to Top

 

Results - Top 10 - click here to see full result

Position Name Team Time/Gap
1 Emma Johansson   Hitec - Mistral Home 2:44:38
2 Marianne Vos  Rabo Women "
3 Emma Pooley   AA Drink  0:00:02
4 Alena Amialiusik   Be Pink 0:03:37
5 Rossella Ratto   Verinlegno - Fabiani "
6 Rasa Leleivyte   Vaiano Tepso "
7 Elisa Longo Borghini   Hitec - Mistral Home "
8 Judith Arndt   Orica-AIS "
9 Lucinda Brand   AA Drink  "
10 Malgorzata Jasinska   MCipollini Giambenini "

 

Back to Top

 

General Classification Top 10 - click here to see full GC

Position Name Team Time/Gap
1 Marianne Vos  Rabo Women 24:50:43
2 Emma Pooley   AA Drink  0:03:27
3 Evelyn Stevens  Specialized - Lululemon 0:06:32
4 Fabiana Luperini   Faren Honda Team 0:07:39
5 Emma Johansson   Hitec - Mistral Home 0:07:50
6 Judith Arndt   Orica-AIS 0:08:30
7 Tatiana Guderzo   MCipollini Giambenini 0:09:00
8 Claudia Hausler   Orica-AIS 0:09:13
9 Elisa Longo Borghini   Hitec - Mistral Home 0:10:07
10 Ashleigh Moolman   Lotto Belisol Ladies 0:10:12

 

Back to Top

 

Photos   Click on any image to enlarge >>

07_07_12_Giro_09_Stage9_129
Giro_Stage9_129
07_07_12_Giro_09_Stage9_370
Giro_Stage9_370
07_07_12_Giro_09_Stage9_455
Giro_Stage9_455
07_07_12_Giro_09_Stage9_498
Giro_Stage9_498
07_07_12_Giro_09_Stage9_836
Giro_Stage9_836
07_07_12_Giro_09_Stage9_850
Giro_Stage9_850
07_07_12_Giro_09_Stage9_875
Giro_Stage9_875
07_07_12_Giro_09_Stage9_902
Giro_Stage9_902
07_07_12_Giro_09_Stage9_909
Giro_Stage9_909
07_07_12_Giro_09_Stage9_920
Giro_Stage9_920
07_07_12_Giro_09_Stage9_935
Giro_Stage9_935
07_07_12_Giro_09_Stage9_989
Giro_Stage9_989
07_07_12_Giro_09_Stage9_1048
Giro_Stage9_1048
07_07_12_Giro_09_Stage9_1080
Giro_Stage9_1080
07_07_12_Giro_09_Stage9_1109
Giro_Stage9_1109
07_07_12_Giro_09_Stage9_1123
Giro_Stage9_1123

Back to Top

 

Want to contact WomensCycling.net? 

The WomensCycling.net email address is  NewsResults [at] Womenscycling.net

To contact the webmaster, the address is : Webmaster [at] Womenscycling.net

Type this address into the "To" line of a new email message in your email programme.  Replace  [at]  with  @

Back to Top

 

Copyright WomensCycling.net 2004 - 2012