OVO Energy Women's Tour: Rivera wins the overall
Lotta Lepistö ( Cervélo-Bigla ) took the honours in Colwyn Bay after an aggressively raced final stage of the OVO Energy Women's Tour , beating Giorgia Bronzini (Cylance) and Marta Bastianelli (Alé Cipollini) to the line. Coryn Rivera ( Team Sunweb ) finished the stage in eighth place to win the general classification. Although she didn't race, Anna van der Breggen (Boels Dolmans) continues to lead the UCI Women's WorldTour overall standings. Covering 122.6 km from Dolgellau to Colwyn Bay, stage 5 crossed the Snowdonia National Park in North West Wales. There were two intermediate sprints, and the main difficulties were the two climbs of Bwlch-y-Maen (category 2) and Nant Gwynant (category 1), though over 50 km remained from the top of the latter to the finish line. The first rider to get away was Maaike Boogaard (BTC City Ljubljana). The young Dutchwoman was reeled in after a few kilometres, ...
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