CESENA, ITALY - JULY 04: (L-R) Margarita Victoria Garcia Cañellas of Spain and UAE Team Adq and Annemiek Van Vleuten of Netherlands and Movistar Team compete in the breakaway during the 33rd Giro d'Italia Donne 2022 - Stage 4 a 120,9km stage from Cesena Torinese to Cesena Torinese / #GiroDonne / #UCIWWT / on July 04, 2022 in Cesena, Italy. (Photo by Dario Belingheri/Getty Images,)

Giro d’Italia Donne stage 3: Annemiek van Vleuten surges away from Mavi García in Cesena

Van Vleuten now leads the GC by 25 seconds.

by VeloNews


This story originally appeared on Velonews.com

Annemiek van Vleuten (Movistar) surged away from breakaway companion Mavi García (UAE ADQ) to score the stage and take control of the GC at the Giro d’Italia Donne.

The pair went away on the final unclassified climb of the mountainous stage and rode into the final kilometer together before Van Vleuten surged past in the final hundred meters.

The Movistar captain now leads the GC by 25 seconds.

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VAN VLEUTEN Annemiek
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