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Giro Rosa 2015 Stage 8

Van der Breggen wins stage 8 time trial, moves into maglia rosa

Anna van der Breggen (Rabo Liv) claimed stage 8, the individual time trial, in this year’s Giro Rosa today, which not only netted her the stage win, but moved her up into the overall race lead.

She now leads the race by 46 seconds over Guarnier, who had led the race since stage 2, and 1:15 minutes ahead of Moolman-Pasio.

Van der Breggen covered today’s hilly, 21.7 kilometer course from Pisano to Nebbiuno in 36:05 minutes, beating Megan Guarnier (Boels-Dolmans) and Ashleigh Moolman-Pasio (Bigla) by over a minute.

The Giro Rosa concludes tomorrow, with a 92.7 kilometer race from Verbania and finishing with a 13 kilometer climb to San Domenico di Varzo. 

Top 10 Finishers

1 Anna Van Der Breggen (Ned) Rabo Liv Women Cycling Team 0:36:05
2 Megan Guarnier (USA) Boels Dolmans Cycling Team 0:01:03
3 Ashlegh Moolman-Pasio (RSA) Bigla Pro Cycling Team 0:01:16
4 Katrin Garfoot (Aus) Orica – AIS 0:01:17
5 Katarzyna Niewiadoma (Pol) Rabo Liv Women Cycling Team 0:01:27
6 Karol-Ann Canuel (Can) Velocio – SRAM 0:01:31
7 Mara Abbott (USA) Wiggle Honda 0:01:45
8 Evelyn Stevens (USA) Boels Dolmans Cycling Team 0:01:46
9 Pauline Ferrand Prevot (Fra) Rabo Liv Women Cycling Team 0:01:53
10 Lucinda Brand (Ned) Rabo Liv Women Cycling Team 0:02:01

General classification after stage 8

1 Anna Van Der Breggen (Ned) Rabo Liv Women Cycling Team 21:40:03
2 Megan Guarnier (USA) Boels Dolmans Cycling Team 0:00:46
3 Ashlegh Moolman-Pasio (RSA) Bigla Pro Cycling Team 0:01:15
4 Katarzyna Niewiadoma (Pol) Rabo Liv Women Cycling Team 0:01:46
5 Mara Abbott (USA) Wiggle Honda 0:02:29
6 Elisa Longo Borghini (Ita) Wiggle Honda 0:03:01
7 Evelyn Stevens (USA) Boels Dolmans Cycling Team 0:03:52
8 Pauline Ferrand Prevot (Fra) Rabo Liv Women Cycling Team 0:05:32
9 Shara Gillow (Aus) Rabo Liv Women Cycling Team 0:06:08
10 Roxane Knetemann (Ned) Rabo Liv Women Cycling Team 0:06:23

 

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