The Amstel gold race was elusive for Movistar

Sunday to Forget was the star of the members of the Spanish team Movistar, who took part in the ninth edition of the Dutch Amstel Gold Race, which awarded points for the Cycling World Tour.

The women’s line-up of the telephone club, led by hostess Annemiek Van Vleuten and which included Cuban Arlenis Sierra, failed with an attack by Demi Föhlering (SD Worx), who in a time of 4:06:54 won the solo victory at the last Cauberg peak in the test, held between Maastricht and Valkenburg, in which the cyclists covered a total of 155.8 km.

Belgian Lotte Kopecky took second place, and local resident Shirin van Anroij took third place.

As for the blue team, it was the world champion Van Vleuten who took the best place, finishing 11th, while the German Liana Lippert finished 15th.

The Cuban Sierra finished the race in 75th place among 86 runners in a rather difficult test due to the route’s geography, which prevented even the 56 registered cyclists from finishing it.

Among men, the overall winner was Pogacar Tadej of Slovenia (Team Emirates UAE) with a time of 6:02:02, followed by Healy Ben of Ireland (EF Education-EasyPost) and Britain’s Pidcock Tom (INEOS Grenadiers). , for this order.

This Wednesday is expected to be the second test of Adenas regular triptych, Walloon Arrow, which will take place this Wednesday. The Belgian classic in its 26th edition for women is a 127.3 km route.

Source: Juventud Rebelde


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