Katie Hall (UnitedHealthcare) crossed the stage 3 line in 20th place to win the overall title at the Amgen Women's Race ahead of Tayler Wiles (Trek-Drops) and Katarzyna Niewiadoma (Canyon-SRAM); Hall also won the Queen of the Mountains classification.
Cuban Arlenis Sierra (Astana Women's Team) won the final stage 3, out-sprinting Emma White (Rally Cycling) and Alexis Ryan (Canyon-SRAM) after a fast-paced circuit race.
2018 Amgen Women's Race - Final Results
|#||Rider Name (Country) Team||Result|
|1||Katharine Hall (USA) Unitedhealthcare Women||7:51:11|
|2||Tayler Wiles (USA) Trek-Drops||0:00:29|
|3||Katarzyna Niewiadoma (Pol) Canyon-SRAM Racing||0:01:07|
|4||Erica Magnaldi (Ita) BePink||0:01:12|
|5||Brodie Chapman (Aus) Team Tibco-Silicon Valley Bank||0:01:16|
|6||Caro Rodríguez (Mex) Astana Women's Team||0:01:20|
|7||Sara Poidevin (Can) Rally Cycling||0:01:43|
|8||Leah Thomas (USA) Unitedhealthcare Women||0:02:24|
|9||Juliette Labous (Fra) Team Sunweb Women||0:02:28|
|10||Marcela Elizabeth Prieto (Mex) Swapit Agolico||0:02:31|
The Amgen Tour of California Women's Race empowered with SRAM enters its fourth year in 2018. The overall winner of the race went on to win the Women's WorldTour in each of the first two years of the series.
Once again occupying a slot on the Women's WorldTour calendar in 2018, the Amgen Women's Race will run for three stages, down from four in 2017. The action rolls out on May 17 in Elk Grove. The second stage will get underway in South Lake Tahoe before Sacramento hosts the race finale for the fourth straight year.
Anna van der Breggen (Boels Dolmans) is the defending champion. The Dutchwoman nabbed the 2017 victory by a single second ahead of UnitedHealthcare's Katie Hall with a successful bid for bonus time at the intermediate sprint on the final stage.