Giro Rosa 2020: Vos wins on steep ramp, Van Vleuten still in pink

Marianne Vos powers to victory on the steep climb onto the Piazza del Commune in Assisi. Cecilie Uttrup Ludwig finishes in second, while Annemiek van Vleuten retains the GC lead. (Slideshow route/profile)

Results 3rd stage Giro Rosa 2020

1. Marianne Vos (nld)
2. Cecilie Uttrup Ludwig (den) + 0.02
3. Elisa Longo Borghini (ita) + 0.05
4. Liane Lippert (ger) + 0.08
5. Annemiek van Vleuten (nld) + 0.12
6. Lotte Kopecky (bel) + 0.13
7. Anna van der Breggen (nld) + 0.16
8. Ashleigh Moolman (rsa) s.t.
9. Katarzyna Niewiadoma (pol) s.t.
10. Mavi García (spa) + 0.19

GC after stage 3
1. Annemiek van Vleuten (nld)
2. Anna van der Breggen (nld) + 1.22
3. Katarzyna Niewiadoma (pol) + 1.37
4. Cecilie Uttrup Ludwig (den) + 2.38
5. Mikayla Harvey (ZNl)+ 3.40
6. Ashleigh Moolman (rsa) + 3.58
7. Mavi García (spa) + 4.08
8. Else Longo Borghini (ita) + 4.16
9. Elise Chabbey (swi)+ 4.40
10. Marianne Vos (nld) + 4.53

Race report
The peloton is still together after the hilly zone in the first half of the race. When the riders enter the flat second half Małgorzata Jasińska goes solo, but the peloton brings her back. Attacks by Rachel Neylan and Vittoria Guazzini are also closed down.

Gruppo compatto when the riders reach the insanely steep finish climb. The riders crawl up the ramps exceeding 15% just before the line. Marianne Vos zigzags across the line in winning position, 2 seconds ahead of Cecilie Uttrup Ludwig with Elisa Longo Borghini in third at 5 seconds.

Maglia rosa Annemiek van Vleuten finishes in fifth to stay in the race lead.

Another interesting read: route 3rd stage 2020 Giro Rosa.

Giro Rosa 2020 stage 3: route & profile

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Marianne Vos


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