Giro Rosa 2021: Norsgaard sprints to victory, Van der Breggen keeps pink

Emma Norsgaard - Giro Rosa 2021: Norsgaard sprints to victory, Van der Breggen keeps pinkimage: Cor VosAt 155 kilometres, the 6th stage is the longest of this Giro Donne edition. The peloton reels in Elisa Longo Borghini and Ashleigh Moolman with 15 kilometres remaining. Emma Norsgaard outsprints Coryn Rivera and Marianne Vos in Colico, while Anna van der Breggen stays in pink. (Slideshow route/profile)

Results 5th stage 2021 Giro Rosa

1. Emma Norsgaard (den)
2. Coryn rivera (usa) s.t.
3. Marianne Vos (nld) s.t.
4. Marta Bastianelli (ita) s.t.
5. Lisa Brennauer (ger) s.t.
6. Lucinda Brand (nld) s.t.
7. Ilaria Sanuineti (ita) s.t.
8. Maria Vittorio Sperotto (ita) s.t.
9 Elena Checchini (ita) s.t.

GC after stage 6

1. Anna van der Breggen (nld)
2. Ashleigh Moolman (rsa) + 2.51
3. Demi Vollering (nld) + 3.02
4. Elizabeth Deignan (gbr) + 5.53
5. Elise Chabbey (swi) + 6.12
6. Erica Magnaldi (ita) + 6.35
7. Mavi García (spa) + 6.57
8. Juliette Labous (fra) + 7.03
9. Niamh Fisher-Black (aus)+ 7.22
10. Tatiana Guderzo (ita) + 7.24

Race report
Elisa Longo Borghini strikes on a small climb after 63 kilometers and Ashleigh Moolman goes with her. The two open up a maximum gap of 2 minutes.

The peloton reels in the attackers with 15 kilometres remaining.

Sarah Roy gives it a go in the last 2 kilometers and Tiffany Cromwell goes with her, but the Team DSM train brings them back.

Movistar-rider Norsgaard says ‘thank you’ and storms to victory ahead of Rivera and Vos, while Van der Breggen retains the maglia rosa.

Another interesting read: route 6th stage 2021 Giro d’Italia Donne.

Giro Rosa 2021 stage 6: route & profile

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