Giro Rosa 2017: Jolien D’Hoore outsprints Chloe Hosking in photo finish, Van der Breggen cements lead

jolien d hoore - Giro Rosa 2017: Jolien D’Hoore outsprints Chloe Hosking in photo-finish, Van der Breggen still in pinkThe 4th stage of the Giro Rosa is a flat ride of 118 kilometres. With 35 kilometres remaining the peloton splits due to crosswinds. In the streets of Ochiobello D'Hoore bests Hosking in a photo finish, while Van der Breggen cements her overall lead because Van Vleuten winds up in the second group. (Slideshow route/profile)

Results 4th stage 2017 Giro Rosa

1. Jolien D’Hoore (bel)
2. Chloe Hosking (aus) s.t.
3. Lotta Lepistö (fin) s.t.
4. Hannah Barnes (gbr) s.t.
5. Giorgia Bronzini (ita) s.t.
6. Sierra Arlenic (cub) s.t.
7. Cucionotta Annalisa (ita) s.t.
8. Claudia Cretti (ita) s.t.
9. Amalie Dideriksen (den) s.t.
10. Ilaria Sanguineti (ita) z.t

101. Annemiek van Vleuten (nld) + 1.59

GC after the 4th stage
1. Anna van der Breggen (nld)
2. Elisa Longo Borghini (ita) + 0.26
3. Megan Guarnier (usa) + 1.56
4. Annemiek van Vleuten (nld) + 2.17
5. Amanda Spratt (aus) + 2.22
6. Katarzyna Niewiadoma (pol) + 2.37
7. Karol-Ann Canuel (can) + 2.43
8. Lucinda Brand (nld) + 3.02
9. Floortje Mackaij (nld) s.t.
10. Sabrina Stultiens (nld) s.t.

Race report
At km 72 Daniela Magnetto Allietta and Aluce Gasparinu jump clear and Malgorzata Jasinska and Lotte van Hoek start chasing, but at km 76 they are brought back. Shorty after this the peloton is split in two by crosswinds. Annemiek van Vleuten – second overall – winds up in the second group.

The first group with leader Van der Breggen pushes on to widen the gap to 2 minutes, while the ensuing sprint is won by Jolien D’Hoore ahead of Chloe Hosking.

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