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None of the first three UCI Women’s WorldTour races so far have been completely livestreamed, but the Trofeo Binda organisers did offer us live images from the finish in Cittiglio. With the peloton crossing that finish line five times before the arrival would determine the winner of the race, it was certainly a step up from the first UCIWWT race in Italy this year, the Strade Bianche.
The liveticker of the organisation complemented the live feed from the finish, but there are obviously still some images we weren’t able to see during the race. Thankfully Sean Robinson of Vélofocus was there to capture the action in Italy, so we can present you with yet another wonderful photo gallery of a Women’s WorldTour race. Scroll through to the bottom for results and a 22 minute highlights video by RAI Sport 1.
For the written report of everything that went down from Garivate to Cittiglio yesterday, read our Trofeo Binda race report.
“Los!” says Lisa Brennauer’s (Canyon-SRAM) cycling computer before the start of the Trofeo Alfredo Binda.
Jolanda Neff (Servetto Footon) waves at a friend before she was going to ride the road race of her career so far.
Lizzie Williams (Orica-AIS) shows her ‘notes’ for the Trofeo Alfredo Binda.
A smiling Floortje Mackaij (Liv-Plantur) rolls to the sign-on of the Trofeo Alfredo Binda in the young rider jersey.
Karol-Ann Canuel (Boels-Dolmans) signs on before the Trofeo Alfredo Binda, with a day of working for the team ahead of her.
The pace picks up as the riders are approaching km 0 of the Trofeo Alfredo Binda.
Lizzie Armitstead (Boels-Dolmans) rides mid-pack in the early part of the Trofeo Alfredo Binda, with Emma Johansson (Wiggle High5) and Floortje Mackaij (Liv-Plantur) near her.
Anna van der Breggen (Rabo-Liv) sets the pace in the first half of the Trofeo Alfredo Binda, with Giorgia Bronzini (Wiggle High5) in her wheel.
Katarzyna Niewiadoma (Rabo-Liv) and Katrin Garfoot (Orica-AIS) chase Jolanda Neff (Servetto Footon) in the long loop of the Trofeo Alfredo Binda.
Carmen Small (Cervélo-Bigla) is the first rider to get a big gap on the peloton, after leaving behind breakaway companion Ann-Sophie Duyck (Topsport Vlaanderen).
Everything under control in the peloton with just one rider off the front.
The peloton is back together again after Carmen Small (Cervélo-Bigla) is braught back.
A group of eight riders manages to get away on the penultimate climb up the Orino, with Kasia Niewiadoma (Rabo-Liv), Jolanda Neff (Servetto Footon) and Megan Guarnier (Boels-Dolmans) in it.
Mayuko Hagiwara (Wiggle High5) and Lucinda Brand (Rabo-Liv) trying to slow down the peloton, with teammates of both teams in the break.
Tiffany Cromwell (Canyon-SRAM) tried to escape the peloton in the third local lap of the Trofeo Alfredo Binda, but didn’t succeed in reaching the lead group.
She attacked to set up the win for Megan Guarnier (Boels-Dolmans), but Lizzie Armitstead looks back at her opponents in the last meters of the Trofeo Alfredo Binda before crossing the finish line.
Lizzie Armitstead (Boels-Dolmans) wins the Trofeo Alfredo Binda; her second UCIWWT win and the third one for the team,
Megan Guarnier greets Chantal Blaak (both Boels-Dolmans) after finishing second in the Trofeo Alfredo Binda. Blaak finished 12th.
Megan Guarnier, Lizzie Armitstead (both Boels-Dolmans) and Jolanda Neff (Servetto Footon) stand on top of the podium of the Trofeo Alfredo Binda.
Lizzie Armitstead (Boels-Dolmans) celebrates her win with a bottle of champagne.
Katarzyna Niewiadoma (Rabo-Liv) and Renato di Rocco, member of the UCI Management Comittee stand on the podium, after Niewiadoma took back the young rider jersey.
Lizzie Armitstead (Boels-Dolmans) was given the UCI Women’s WorldTour leader’s jersey out of the hands of UCI director Brian Cookson.
Relive all the action through this RAI Sport 1 highlights video.
Trofeo Alfredo Binda - Comune di Cittiglio (1.WWT)
Gavirate → Cittiglio