Trek-Segafredo to donate Strade Bianche prize money to women’s cycling projects

Elisa Longo Borghini, who placed second at Strade Bianche on March 6th, received extra prize money from a crowdfunding campaign by fans.

by Abby Mickey

photography by @rhodephoto

Elisa Longo Borghini and her Trek-Segafredo teammates have announced that they will be donating their prize money from Strade Bianche to support projects within women’s cycling.

Following the great prize money debate of Omloop Het Nieuwsblad, fans raised €26,668 for the women’s prize purse for Strade Bianche. The money is to be given directly to the top 5 riders of the opening WorldTour event of 2021.

Elisa Longo Borghini, who finished second at Strade Bianche behind Chantal van den Broek-Blaak, announced that her team will be donating all the crowd-funded prize money to support the women’s movement in cycling.

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