World champion Marianne Vos claimed stage 3 of the 2014 Women’s Tour, after beating Emma Johansson and Giorgia Bronzini in a stint finish today.
After receiving time bonuses for today’s victory, Vos took over the overall race lead from yesterday’s stage winner Rosella Ratto.
Meanwhile, stage 1 winner Johansson held onto her second place spot in the overall general classification, with Ratto in third.
Top 25 Finishers
1 Marianne Vos (Ned) Rabo Liv women cycling team 2:11:05 2 Emma Johansson (Swe) Orica AIS 3 Giorgia Bronzini (Ita) Wiggle Honda 4 Lizzie Armitstead (GBr) Boels Dolmans cycling team 5 Elena Cecchini (Ita) Estado de Mexico Faren 6 Leah Kirchmann (Can) Optum p/b Kelly Benefit Strategies 7 Amy Pieters (Ned) Netherlands 8 Lucy Garner (GBr) Great Britain 9 Ellen Van Dijk (Ned) Boels Dolmans cycling team 10 Chloe Hosking (Aus) Hitec products11 Aurore Verhoeven (Fra) Lointek 12 Aude Biannic (Fra) Lointek 13 Peta Mullens (Aus) Wiggle Honda 14 Liesbet De Vocht (Bel) Lotto Belisol Ladies 15 Elise Delzenne (Fra) Specialized Lululemon 16 Loes Gunnewijk (Ned) Orica AIS 17 Ruth Winder (USA) UnitedHealthcare Pro Cycling 18 Gracie Elvin (Aus) Orica AIS 19 Annemiek Van Vleuten (Ned) Rabo Liv women cycling team 20 Rossella Ratto (Ita) Estado de Mexico Faren 21 Lucinda Brand (Ned) Rabo Liv women cycling team 22 Mascha Pijnenborg (Ned) Netherlands 23 Katie Archibald (GBr) Great Britain 24 Dani King (GBr) Wiggle Honda 25 Trixi Worrack (Ger) Specialized Lululemon
Friends Life Yellow Jersey – Awarded each day to the rider with the lowest cumulative time – the overall leader of the race.
The Points Jersey – Awarded each day for intermediate sprints and stage finishing position. The top 15 riders at each stage finish score.
The Strava Queen of the Mountains Jersey – Each stage has two Queen of the Mountains locations, with points awarded differing depending on the severity of each climb.
The Matrix Fitness Best Young Rider Jersey – Awarded each day to the best under 23 rider on the overall classification.
The Best British Rider Jersey – Awarded to the best British rider on general classification each day, with the aim of creating a sub-competition for British riders.
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