Bastianelli wins Ronde van Drenthe

Marta Bastianelli wins the Ronde van Drenthe

Marta Bastianelli ( Team Virtu Cycling ) won the Ronde van Drenthe beating Chantal Blaak ( Boels Dolmans ) and Ellen van Dijk (Trek-Segafredo) in a three-way sprint. Bastianelli also takes the lead in the UCI Women’s WorldTour. Van Dijk sparked the race-winning move when she attacked after the final stretch of cobbles. The Dutchwoman spent a number of kilometres alone before she was joined by Blaak and Bastianelli, and the three worked together to hold off the chasing group behind. The gap was small, but the trio had done enough to hold the chasers off and contest the victory between themselves. Blaak tried to take the sprint from behind, but Bastianelli was quick to react to her and didn’t allow her to pass, beating her by a slim margin on the line. How it happened At 165.7 km (plus a five-kilometre neutral zone), the Ronde van Drenthe was the ...

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