Anna van der Breggen seals overall Women's WorldTour win

Olympic champion rewarded for Giro Rosa, California and Ardennes success

With five WorldTour wins in 2017, Anna van der Breggen was the dominant rider in the women's peloton and has been rewarded with victory in the season long classification. The Dutchwoman didn't race the final event on the calendar, Madrid Challenge by la Vuelta, having previously done enough to secure the win. The Olympic Champion has been selected in the Dutch squad for the Worlds later this month and is a favourite for the rainbow jersey.

At the conclusion of 20 Women's WorldTour races, van der Breggen finished with 1016 points, ahead of compatriot Annemiek van Vleuten (Orica–Scott) on 989 points and former teammate Katarzyna Niewiadoma (WM3 Energy) 856 points in third place.

Van der Breggen's Boels-Dolmans also enjoyed a commanding win in the team classification for the second year running. Boels Dolmans finished with 3273 points with Sunweb a distant second on 2153 points. Along with van der Breggen, Lizzie Deignan also finished top-ten in the rankings to ensure the win.

Jolien D'Hoore's Madrid Challenge by la Vuelta win lifted the Belgian on Wiggle-High5 into sixth place on the standings. The result ensured D'Hoore finished just four points behind teammate Elisa Longo Borghini on 626 points. American Coryn Rivera finished fourth overall 803 points.

The top five all enjoyed a stint at the Women's WorldTour leader across the season.

The young rider classification was comfortably won by Cecilie Uttrup Ludwig (Cervélo–Bigla) as the Dane collected 52 points. Her nearest challengers were Alice Barnes (Drops) and Amalie Dideriksen (Boels–Dolmans) tied on 16 points. Just seven riders scored more than ten points with 28 riders in total finishing with points against their name.

Final Women's WorldTour rankings

#Rider Name (Country) Team 
1Anna van der Breggen (Ned) Jersey Violet.Svg Boels–Dolmans1016 pts
2Annemiek Van Vleuten (Ned) Orica–Scott989 
3Katarzyna Niewiadoma (Pol) WM3 Pro Cycling856 
4Coryn Rivera (USA) Team Sunweb803 
5Elisa Longo Borghini (Ita) Wiggle High5630 
6Jolien D'hoore (Bel) Wiggle High5626 
7Lizzie Deignan (GBr) Boels–Dolmans623 
8Ellen van Dijk (Ned) Team Sunweb614 
9Lotta Lepistö (Fin) Cervélo–Bigla Pro Cycling518 
10Chloe Hosking (Aus) Alé–Cipollini457 
11Marianne Vos (Ned) WM3 Pro Cycling452 
12Megan Guarnier (USA) Boels–Dolmans429 
13Elena Cecchini (Ita) Canyon–SRAM427 
14Chantal Blaak (Ned) Boels–Dolmans373 
15Kirsten Wild (Ned) Cylance Pro Cycling347 
16Arlenis Sierra (Cub) Astana334 
17Lisa Brennauer (Ger) Canyon–SRAM321 
18Christine Majerus (Lux) Boels–Dolmans320 
19Shara Gillow (Aus) FDJ Nouvelle-Aquitaine Futuroscope320 
20Ashleigh Moolman (Rsa) Cervélo–Bigla Pro Cycling303 
Young riders
#Rider Name (Country) Team 
1Cecilie Uttrup Ludwig (Den) Cervélo–Bigla Pro Cycling52 pts
2Alice Barnes (Gbr) Drops16 
3Amalie Dideriksen (Den) Boels–Dolmans16 
4Susanne Andersen (Nor) Team Hitec Products12 
5Lisa Klein (Ger) Cervélo–Bigla Pro Cycling12 
6Lotte Kopecky (Bel) Lotto–Soudal Ladies12 
7Anna Christian (GBr) Drops10 
8Demi De Jong (Ned) Parkhotel Valkenburg–Destil8 
9Nikola Nosková (Cze) Bepink–Cogeas8 
10Sofia Beggin (Ita) Astana8 
11Juliette Labous (Fra) Team Sunweb8 
12Floortje Mackaij (Ned) Team Sunweb8 
13Sofia Bertizzolo (Ita) Astana8 
14Maria Vittoria Sperotto (Ita) Bepink–Cogeas6 
15Alba Teruel Ribes (Esp) Lointek4 
16Pernille Mathiesen (Den) Team VéloCONCEPT Women4 
17Liane Lippert (Ger) Team Sunweb4 
18Jeanne Korevaar (Ned) WM3 Pro Cycling4 
19Anastasiia Iakovenko (Rus) Russia4 
20Arianna Fidanza (Ita) Astana4 
#Rider Name (Country) Team 
1Boels–Dolmans3273 pts
2Team Sunweb2153 
3Wiggle High51824 
6WM3 Pro Cycling1414 
7Cervélo–Bigla Pro Cycling1228 
9Cylance Pro Cycling763 
10FDJ Nouvelle-Aquitaine Futuroscope662 
11BTC City Ljubljana512 
14Team VéloCONCEPT Women278 
16Tibco–Silicon Valley Bank255 
18Team Hitec Products243 
20Lotto–Soudal Ladies114   

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