Giro Women 2024: Fisher-Black solos to uphill win, Longo Borghini still in pink

Niamh Fisher - Giro Women 2024: Fisher-Black wins uphill, Longo Borghini still in pinkfoto: Cor VosNiamh Fisher-Black wins the 3rd stage of the Giro d'Italia Women with a late attack. She drops her companion Mavi García in the decisive uphills to take the victory, while Elisa Longo Borghini retains the pink jersey (Slideshow route/profile)

Results 3rd stage 2024 Giro d’Italia Women

1. Niamh Fisher-Black (ita)
2. Lotte Kopecky (bel) + 0.06
3. Juliette Labous (fra) s.t.
4. Elisa Longo Borghini (ita) s.t.
5. Pauliena Rooijackers (nld) + 0.10
6. Mavi García (spa) + 0.12
7. Neve Bradbury (aus) + 0.14
8. Cecilie Uttrup Ludwig (den) s.t.
9. Antonia Niedermaier (ger) + 0.17
10. Kimberley Pienaar (mau) + 0.24

GC after stage 3
1. Elisa Longo Borghini (ita)
2. Lotte Kopecky (bel) + 0.13
3. Juliette Labous (fra) + 0.25
4. Antonia Niedermaier (ger) + 0.59
5. Niamh Fisher-Black (ita)
6. Mavi García (spa) + 0.12
7. Katrine Aalerud (nor) + 0.45
8. Pauliena Rooijackers (nld) + 0.10
9. Cecilie Uttrup Ludwig (den) s.t.
10. Kimberley Pienaar (mau) + 0.24

Race report
Sarah Roy and Elena Pirrone are the breakaway riders of the day, but they don’t get much of a lead – 2 minutes. The attack is history on the early slopes of the finishing .

In the final phase, Mavi García opens a gap. Niamh Fisher-Black bridges across to the Spanish Champion to drop her on the decisive slopes. While the Spanish rider falls back into the chasing group, the New Zealander solos to glory.

Lotte Kopecky sprints to second place, moving up to second in the GC, while Elisa Longo Borghini stays in the lead.

Another interesting read: route 3rd stage 2024 Giro d’Italia Women.

Giro d’Italia Women 2024 stage 3: routes, profiles, times

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