Ceratizit Challenge by La Vuelta: Trek-Segafredo claim TTT victory on stage 1 

Elisa Longo Borghini takes first red jersey of race.

by Abby Mickey

photography by Getty Images


This story first appeared on VeloNews.com.

Trek-Segafredo took their second team time trial victory of the season in the opening stage of the Ceratizit Challenge by La Vuelta, finishing the 19.9km course in 23 minutes 31 seconds.

Elisa Longo Borghini crossed the line first to claim the first red jersey of the five-stage race.

Early leaders BikeExchange-Jayco took second place, six seconds down on the winners, while FDJ-SUEZ-Futuroscope completed the podium with a time of 23:42.

Movistar, the team of defending champion and pre-race favourite Annemiek van Vleuten, finished in 23:56, leaving the Dutch rider with a 25-second deficit on the red jersey after the first day of racing.

Ceratizit Challenge by La Vuelta (2.WWT) Marina de Cudeyo → Marina de Cudeyo

1
Trek - Segafredo
2
Team BikeExchange - Jayco
3
FDJ - SUEZ - Futuroscope
4
Team SD Worx
5
Movistar Team
6
Team DSM
7
Canyon//SRAM Racing
8
Team Jumbo-Visma
9
Ceratizit-WNT Pro Cycling
10
UAE Team ADQ

Trek - Segafredo

LONGO BORGHINI Elisa

Trek - Segafredo

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