Giro Rosa 2019: Marianne Vos pips Lucy Kennedy for second win

At 104 kilometres, the 3rd stage of the Giro Rosa travels from Sagliano Micca to a steep and cobbled finale in Piedicavallo. Lucy Kennedy attacks inside the final 2 kilometres, but Marianne Vos overhauls her in the dying metres of the race. Kasia Niewiadoma stays in the race lead. (Slideshow route/profile)

Results 3rd stage Giro Rosa 2019

1. Marianne Vos (nld)
2. Lucy Kennedy (aus) s.t.
3. Cecilie Uttrup Ludwig (den) s.t.
4. Ashleigh Moolman (rsa) s.t.
5. Annemiek van Vleuten (nld) s.t.
6. Lucinda Brand (nld) s.t.
7. Soraya Paladin (ita) s.t.
8. Ane Santesteban (spa) s.t.
9. Anna van der Breggen (nld) s.t.
10. Erica Magnaldi (ita) s.t.

GC after stage 3
1. Kasia Niewiadoma (pol)
2. Cecilie Uttrup Ludwig (den) + 0.20
3. Marianne Vos (nld) + 0.25
4. Alena Amialiusik (rus) + 0.40
5. Omer Shapira (isr) + 0.44
6. Ashleigh Moolman (rsa) + 0.45
7. Annemiek van Vleuten (nld) + 0.47
8. Amanda Spratt (aus) + 0.52
9. Lucy Kennedy (aus) + 0.59
10. Anna van der Breggen (nld) + 1.04

Race report
Lisa Morzenti, Dalia Muccioli and Eri Yonamine join forces at kilometre 15 to race a a lead of more than 1 minute, but they are brought back after 40 kilometres.

Halfway through the race Eugenia Bujak goes solo and she opens up a gap of 1.30 minutes. She is caught with 12 kilometres out before Tayler Wiles counter-attacks. The American takes a lead of 1 minute and when she is caught inside the last 2 kilometres, Lucy Kennedy strikes. The Australian powers up the last ramps to climb to a near-victory, because Marianne Vos overhauls her on the line.

Kasia Niewiadoma retains the GC lead.

Another interesting read: route 3rd stage 2019 Giro Rosa.

Giro Rosa 2019 stage 3: route, profile, more

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Marianne Vos

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