Moolman-Pasio edged off the podium at Tour of Flanders - Women's news shorts

Ashleigh Moolman-Pasio and Amy Pieters at 2018 Tour of Flanders

Ashleigh Moolman-Pasio ( Cervelo-Bigla ) left it all out on the road Sunday's Tour of Flanders . After an aggressive race, the South African thought that she'd done enough to seal herself only her second WorldTour podium, but was edged out by Annemiek van Vleuten (Mitchelton-Scott) for the final spot. Moolman-Pasio was part of a select group up front when race winner Anna van der Breggen (Boels-Dolmans) attacked soon after the Kruisberg. She tried several times to track the Dutch rider down but was eventually brought back by her chasers. "I'm happy with the race in general. Anna just surprised us all. I gave it everything on the Kwaremont, I went solo there, but it wasn't enough to pull Anna back. Then we got caught again from behind, and then Annemiek, Kasia and myself and Amy we went on the Paterberg. We were trying really hard to not let the ...

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