Tour de France Femmes 2022: Sprint triumph Wiebes, Vos stays in yellow

Lorena Wiebes - Tour de France Femmes 2022: Sprint triumph Wiebes, Vos stays in yellowimage: Cor VosLorena Wiebes sprints to victory in Saint-Dié-des-Vosges ahead of Elisa Balsamo and Marianne Vos. Vos extends her GC lead with a time bonus of 4 seconds. (Slideshow route/profile)

Results 5th stage 2022 Tour de France Femmes

1. Lorena Wiebes (nld)
2. Elisa Balsamo (ita) s.t.
3. Marianne Vos (nld) s.t.
4. Rachele Barbieri (ita) s.t.
5. Maike van der Duin (nld) s.t.
6. Maria Giulia Confalonieri (ita) s.t.
7. Silvia Persico (ita) s.t.
8. Vittoria Guazzini (ita) s.t.
9. Tamara Dronova-Balabolina (rus) s.t.
10. Alexandra Manly (aus) s.t.

GC after stage 5
1. Marianne Vos (nld)
2. Silvia Persico (ita) + 0.20
3. Katarzyna Niewiadoma (pol) s.t.
4. Elisa Longo Borghini (ita) + 0.25
5. Ashleigh Moolman (rsa) + 0.55
6. Demi Vollering (nld) + 1.01
7. Juliette Labous (fra) + 1.09
8. Annemiek van Vleuten (nld) + 1.18
9. Cecilie Uttrup Ludwig (den) + 1.52
10. Mavi García (spa) + 2.30

Race report
Emily Newsom and Anya Louw jump off the front after 13 kilometres of hard racing. Victoire Berteau and Antri Christoforou track them down and the four open up a gap of almost 4 minutes.

Berteau strikes on the last climb and Christoforou goes with her. The duo crests the Côte du Haut du Bois 40 seconds ahead of the peloton. The catch is made inside the last 3 kilometres.

Wiebes powers to victory in the ensuing bunch sprints. She outguns Balsamo and Vos, who extends her overall race lead with a time bonus of 4 seconds.

Another interesting read: route 5th stage 2022 Tour de France Femmes.

Tour de France Femmes 2022 stage 5: routes, profiles, more

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