2018 La Course by Le Tour de France

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2018 La Course by Le Tour de France
2018 UCI Women's World Tour, race 15 of 20
Course
Course
Race details
Dates 17 July 2018
Stages 1
Distance 118 km (73.32 mi)
Results
  Winner  Annemiek van Vleuten (NED) (Mitchelton–Scott)
  Second  Anna van der Breggen (NED) (Boels–Dolmans)
  Third  Ashleigh Moolman-Pasio (RSA) (Cervélo–Bigla Pro Cycling)

Mountains  Cecilie Uttrup Ludwig[1] (DEN) (Cervélo–Bigla Pro Cycling)
Combativity  Leah Thomas (USA) (UnitedHealthcare Pro Cycling)
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The fifth edition of La Course by Le Tour de France, a women's cycling race held in France, took place on 17 July 2018.[2]

Route and organization[edit]

The race ran from Duingt, at the shores of Lake Annecy, to Le Grand Bornand, covering 118 km, and took in the Col de la Colombière.[3] It was be held before stage 10 of the men's 2018 Tour de France, which also finished in Le Grand Bornand.[4] The finale was identical to the men's stage. After the top of the 16.3 km long Col de la Colombière, 15 km was left to the finish.[3]

The event was organised by ASO, which also organised the Tour de France. It was the 15th race of the 2018 UCI Women's World Tour.[5]

Results[edit]

The race finished in a finish of two Dutch cyclists with Annemiek van Vleuten beating 2015 race champion Anna van der Breggen to retain the trophy.[6]

Result
Rank Rider Team Time
1  Annemiek van Vleuten (NED) Mitchelton–Scott 3h 20' 43"
2  Anna van der Breggen (NED) Boels–Dolmans + 1"
3  Ashleigh Moolman-Pasio (RSA) Cervélo–Bigla Pro Cycling + 1' 22"
4  Cecilie Uttrup Ludwig (DEN) Cervélo–Bigla Pro Cycling + 1' 58"
5  Megan Guarnier (USA) Boels–Dolmans + 2' 19"
6  Katarzyna Niewiadoma (POL) Canyon–SRAM + 2' 19"
7  Katharine Hall (USA) UnitedHealthcare + 2' 22"
8  Amanda Spratt (AUS) Mitchelton–Scott + 2' 22"
9  Ane Santesteban (ESP) Alé–Cipollini + 2' 24"
10  Erica Magnaldi (ITA) Bepink + 2' 24"

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ [1]
  2. ^ Frattini, Kristen. "Cyclingnews' guide to the 2018 Women's WorldTour". Cyclingnews. Immediate Media Company. Retrieved 28 April 2018. 
  3. ^ a b "Le parcours de La Course by Le Tour de France 2018 entre Duingt et Le Grand-Bornand". velo101.com (in French). Retrieved 29 April 2018. 
  4. ^ "La Course by Le Tour de France: Specific rules" (PDF). La Course by Le Tour de France. Amaury Sport Organisation. Retrieved 29 April 2018. 
  5. ^ "Expanded UCI Women's WorldTour in 2018". UCI. Retrieved 16 April 2018. 
  6. ^ "La Course by Le Tour de France 2018: Results". Cyclingnews.com. 2018-07-17. Retrieved 2018-07-17. 

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