Daily News Digest

by Mark Zalewski

April 15, 2016

In today’s edition of the CT Daily News Digest: McClay wins GP de Denain; Johansson wins Euskal Emakumeen, stage 1; By the numbers: What it takes to win Paris-Roubaix; UCI makes it official: disc brake use is suspended pending further talks; Eddy Merckx: Disc brakes too dangerous for racing; How to beat the dreaded post race blues; Adriano Malori continues to improve; Philippe Gilbert to race Amstel Gold; WADA amends position on meldonium positives; Three Weeks To The Giro; Profile: Velocio’s Tayler Wiles; 1 in 20 among Melbourne roads closed this Sunday morning; Boonen on the 2016 Paris-Roubaix

Johansson wins Euskal Emakumeen, stage 1

by CyclingTips

Emma Johansson (Wiggle-High5 beat Carmen Small (Cervélo-Bigla) out of a two rider breakaway on the first road stage of the Euskal Emakumeen. Johannson’s teammate Giorgia Bronzini took the field sprint 14 seconds behind.

The pair escaped from a large breakaway of 30 riders in the closing kilometres of the stage, with Johansson attacking and Small going with her. With her third place in the prologue, Small takes over the leader’s jersey.

Stage 1: Eskoriatza > Eskoriatza - Stage Result

Thursday 14th April 2016

1. se
JOHANSSON Emma
Wiggle High5
01:58:15
2. us
SMALL Carmen
Cervélo-Bigla Pro Cycling
-
3. it
BRONZINI Giorgia
Wiggle High5
0:14
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