Van Vleuten wins Boels Ladies Tour

Ensing nabs final stage

Annemiek van Vleuten (Orica Scott) wrapped up the overall victory at the Boels Ladies Tour, finishing safely in the peloton on Sunday's sixth and final stage. Alé-Cipollini's Janneke Ensing soloed away in the finale to nab the stage victory.

The 159.7-kilometre finale took the peloton on three trips around a lumpy circuit in Sittard. An 11-ride break jumped clear in the early goings, and an Orica Scott-led pack was content to give them some breathing room, with no serious threats to Van Vleuten's lead in the move.

The parcours whittled away at the pack over the course of the afternoon, with a few splits opening up after the midway point of the stage. As the peloton began to reform, Ensing jumped away with Katarzyna Niewiadoma (WM3 Cycling) and bridged to the break up the road.

Ensing, Niewiadoma, Christine Majerus (Boels Dolmans) and Lucinda Brand (Team Sunweb) then left the other escapees behind to form a dangerous lead quartet, but Niewiadoma was not content with the company and made a dig to solo away. Ensing and Brand chased her down, however, and then Ensing put in a move of her own, quickly putting her former companions into the rearview mirror.

The Dutchwoman stayed clear off the front the nab the stage victory 30 seconds clear of Brand, with Niewiadoma taking third a further five seconds back.

The pack came home 1:10 down on Ensing. Van Vleuten, safe and upright in the bunch, sealed the overall victory, with a 43-second advantage over GC runner-up Anna van der Breggen (Boels Dolmans). Sunweb's Ellen van Dijk rounded out the overall podium in third, 1:03 down.

Full Results

#Rider Name (Country) TeamResult
1Janneke Ensing (Ned) Alé Cipollini4:11:57 
2Lucinda Brand (Ned) Team Sunweb Women0:00:30 
3Katarzyna Niewiadoma (Pol) WM3 Pro Cycling0:00:35 
4Marta Bastianelli (Ita) Alé Cipollini0:01:10 
5Roxane Fournier (Fra) FDJ Nouvelle Aquitaine Futuroscope  
6Anouska Koster (Ned) WM3 Pro Cycling  
7Elena Cecchini (Ita) Canyon SRAM Racing  
8Emilia Fahlin (Swe) Wiggle High5  
9Sheyla Gutierrez (Spa) Cylance Pro Cycling  
10Lisa Brennauer (Ger) Canyon SRAM Racing  
11Soraya Paladin (Ita) Alé Cipollini  
12Amy Pieters (Ned) Boels Dolmans Cyclingteam  
13Tatiana Guderzo (Ita) Lensworld-Kuota  
14Ellen Van Dijk (Ned) Team Sunweb Women  
15Ruth Winder (USA) US National Team  
16Rossella Ratto (Ita) Cylance Pro Cycling  
17Demi De Jong (Ned) Parkhotel Valkenburg-Destil Cycling Team  
18Claudia Lichtenberg (Ger) Wiggle High5  
19Audrey Cordon Ragot (Fra) Wiggle High5  
20Anna Van Der Breggen (Ned) Boels Dolmans Cyclingteam  
21Linda Villumsen (NZL) Team Veloconcept Women  
22Annemiek Van Vleuten (Ned) Orica Scott Women  
23Alexis Ryan (USA) Canyon SRAM Racing  
24Riejanne Markus (Ned) WM3 Pro Cycling  
25Romy Kasper (Ger) Alé Cipollini  
26Chantal Blaak (Ned) Boels Dolmans Cyclingteam  
27Ann-Sophie Duyck (Bel) Belgian National Team  
28Eugénie Duval (Fra) FDJ Nouvelle Aquitaine Futuroscope  
29Shara Gillow (Aus) FDJ Nouvelle Aquitaine Futuroscope  
30Leah Thomas (USA) US National Team  
31Malgorzata Jasinska (Pol) Cylance Pro Cycling  
32Roxane Knetemann (Ned) FDJ Nouvelle Aquitaine Futuroscope  
33Amanda Spratt (Aus) Orica Scott Women  
34Christine Majerus (Lux) Boels Dolmans Cyclingteam  
35Sabrina Stultiens (Ned) Team Sunweb Women  
36Katharine Hall (USA) US National Team  
37Mieke Kröger (Ger) Canyon SRAM Racing  
38Pernille Mathiesen (Den) Team Veloconcept Women  
39Rozanne Slik (Ned) Team Sunweb Women0:01:20 
40Trixi Worrack (Ger) Canyon SRAM Racing0:01:38 
41Hannah Barnes (GBr) Canyon SRAM Racing0:01:54 
42Amy Cure (Aus) Wiggle High50:06:00 
43Winanda Spoor (Ned) Lensworld-Kuota0:07:48 
44Jessy Druyts (Bel) Belgian National Team  
45Marta Tagliaferro (Ita) Cylance Pro Cycling  
46Nina Kessler (Ned) Hitec Products  
47Karlijn Swinkels (Ned) Parkhotel Valkenburg-Destil Cycling Team  
48Ganna Solovei (Ukr) Parkhotel Valkenburg-Destil Cycling Team  
49Eri Yonamine (Jpn) FDJ Nouvelle Aquitaine Futuroscope  
50Kirsten Wild (Ned) Cylance Pro Cycling  
51Coralie Demay (Fra) FDJ Nouvelle Aquitaine Futuroscope  
52Natalie Van Gogh (Ned) Parkhotel Valkenburg-Destil Cycling Team  
53Tayler Wiles (USA) US National Team  
54Samantha Schneider (USA) US National Team  
55Gracie Elvin (Aus) Orica Scott Women  
56Sarah Roy (Aus) Orica Scott Women  
57Amalie Dideriksen (Den) Boels Dolmans Cyclingteam0:10:50 
58Thea Thorsen (Nor) Hitec Products  
59Valerie Demey (Bel) Belgian National Team  
60Chloe Hosking (Aus) Alé Cipollini  
61Jeanne Korevaar (Ned) WM3 Pro Cycling  
62Skylar Schneider (USA) US National Team  
63Sara Penton (Swe) Team Veloconcept Women0:12:44 
64Maria Giulia Confalonieri (Ita) Lensworld-Kuota0:12:54 
65Anna Trevisi (Ita) Alé Cipollini  
66Fenna Vanhoutte (Bel) Belgian National Team  
67Ilona Hoeksma (Ned) Hitec Products  
68Simona Frapporti (Ita) Hitec Products  
69Daniela Reis (Por) Lares-Waowdeals  
DNFElisa Longo Borghini (Ita) Wiggle High5  
DNFAnnette Edmondson (Aus) Wiggle High5  
DNFJulia Soek (Ned) Team Sunweb Women  
DNFJessica Allen (Aus) Orica Scott Women  
DNFGeorgia Williams (Aus) Orica Scott Women  
DNFClaudia Koster (Ned) Team Veloconcept Women  
DNFChristina Siggaard (Den) Team Veloconcept Women  
DNFSarah Rijkes (Aut) Lares-Waowdeals  
DNSMoniek Tenniglo (Ned) WM3 Pro Cycling  
DNSThalita De Jong (Ned) Lares-Waowdeals  
Sprint 1
#Rider Name (Country) TeamResult
1Winanda Spoor (Ned) Lensworld-Kuota3 pts
2Amy Cure (Aus) Wiggle High52 
3Christine Majerus (Lux) Boels Dolmans Cyclingteam1 
Sprint 2
#Rider Name (Country) TeamResult
1Natalie Van Gogh (Ned) Parkhotel Valkenburg-Destil Cycling Team3 pts
2Winanda Spoor (Ned) Lensworld-Kuota2 
3Rozanne Slik (Ned) Team Sunweb Women1 
Mountain 1 - Snijdersberg
#Rider Name (Country) TeamResult
1Alexis Ryan (USA) Canyon SRAM Racing5 pts
2Natalie Van Gogh (Ned) Parkhotel Valkenburg-Destil Cycling Team3 
3Roxane Knetemann (Ned) FDJ Nouvelle Aquitaine Futuroscope1 
Mountain 2 - Adsteeg
#Rider Name (Country) TeamResult
1Alexis Ryan (USA) Canyon SRAM Racing5 pts
2Natalie Van Gogh (Ned) Parkhotel Valkenburg-Destil Cycling Team3 
3Roxane Knetemann (Ned) FDJ Nouvelle Aquitaine Futuroscope1 
Mountain 3 - Snijdersberg
#Rider Name (Country) TeamResult
1Alexis Ryan (USA) Canyon SRAM Racing5 pts
2Natalie Van Gogh (Ned) Parkhotel Valkenburg-Destil Cycling Team3 
3Christine Majerus (Lux) Boels Dolmans Cyclingteam1 
Mountain 4 - Adsteeg
#Rider Name (Country) TeamResult
1Alexis Ryan (USA) Canyon SRAM Racing5 pts
2Natalie Van Gogh (Ned) Parkhotel Valkenburg-Destil Cycling Team3 
3Christine Majerus (Lux) Boels Dolmans Cyclingteam1 
Mountain 5 - Snijdersberg
#Rider Name (Country) TeamResult
1Katarzyna Niewiadoma (Pol) WM3 Pro Cycling5 pts
2Lucinda Brand (Ned) Team Sunweb Women3 
3Christine Majerus (Lux) Boels Dolmans Cyclingteam1 
Mountain 6 - Adsteeg
#Rider Name (Country) TeamResult
1Katarzyna Niewiadoma (Pol) WM3 Pro Cycling5 pts
2Lucinda Brand (Ned) Team Sunweb Women3 
3Christine Majerus (Lux) Boels Dolmans Cyclingteam1 
Teams
#Rider Name (Country) TeamResult
1Alé Cipollini12:38:11 
2Team Sunweb Women0:00:30 
3WM3 Pro Cycling0:00:35 
4Canyon SRAM Racing0:01:10 
5Wiggle High5  
6Cylance Pro Cycling  
7Boels Dolmans Cyclingteam  
8FDJ Nouvelle Aquitaine Futuroscope  
9United States  
10Orica Scott Women0:07:48 
11Team Veloconcept Women0:12:44 
12Parkhotel Valkenburg-Destil Cycling Team0:14:26 
13Belgium0:17:28 
14Lensworld-Kuota0:19:32 
15Hitec Products0:29:12 
Final general classification
#Rider Name (Country) TeamResult
1Annemiek Van Vleuten (Ned) Orica Scott Women14:41:57 
2Anna Van Der Breggen (Ned) Boels Dolmans Cyclingteam0:00:43 
3Ellen Van Dijk (Ned) Team Sunweb Women0:01:03 
4Lisa Brennauer (Ger) Canyon SRAM Racing0:01:24 
5Linda Villumsen (NZL) Team Veloconcept Women0:01:49 
6Chantal Blaak (Ned) Boels Dolmans Cyclingteam0:01:55 
7Katarzyna Niewiadoma (Pol) WM3 Pro Cycling0:02:04 
8Janneke Ensing (Ned) Alé Cipollini0:02:18 
9Amy Pieters (Ned) Boels Dolmans Cyclingteam0:02:19 
10Elena Cecchini (Ita) Canyon SRAM Racing0:02:27 
11Audrey Cordon Ragot (Fra) Wiggle High50:02:41 
12Ruth Winder (USA) US National Team0:02:45 
13Shara Gillow (Aus) FDJ Nouvelle Aquitaine Futuroscope0:03:11 
14Eugénie Duval (Fra) FDJ Nouvelle Aquitaine Futuroscope0:03:24 
15Tatiana Guderzo (Ita) Lensworld-Kuota0:03:56 
16Claudia Lichtenberg (Ger) Wiggle High50:03:57 
17Ann-Sophie Duyck (Bel) Belgian National Team0:04:08 
18Rossella Ratto (Ita) Cylance Pro Cycling0:04:36 
19Trixi Worrack (Ger) Canyon SRAM Racing0:04:45 
20Roxane Knetemann (Ned) FDJ Nouvelle Aquitaine Futuroscope0:04:52 
21Leah Thomas (USA) US National Team0:05:02 
22Mieke Kröger (Ger) Canyon SRAM Racing0:05:18 
23Riejanne Markus (Ned) WM3 Pro Cycling0:05:26 
24Amanda Spratt (Aus) Orica Scott Women0:05:29 
25Lucinda Brand (Ned) Team Sunweb Women0:05:37 
26Romy Kasper (Ger) Alé Cipollini0:05:51 
27Alexis Ryan (USA) Canyon SRAM Racing0:05:54 
28Anouska Koster (Ned) WM3 Pro Cycling0:06:02 
29Malgorzata Jasinska (Pol) Cylance Pro Cycling0:06:09 
30Katharine Hall (USA) US National Team0:06:27 
31Hannah Barnes (GBr) Canyon SRAM Racing  
32Soraya Paladin (Ita) Alé Cipollini0:06:30 
33Christine Majerus (Lux) Boels Dolmans Cyclingteam0:06:32 
34Demi De Jong (Ned) Parkhotel Valkenburg-Destil Cycling Team0:06:46 
35Marta Bastianelli (Ita) Alé Cipollini0:07:07 
36Sabrina Stultiens (Ned) Team Sunweb Women0:07:21 
37Pernille Mathiesen (Den) Team Veloconcept Women0:07:31 
38Emilia Fahlin (Swe) Wiggle High50:07:46 
39Sheyla Gutierrez (Spa) Cylance Pro Cycling0:07:48 
40Roxane Fournier (Fra) FDJ Nouvelle Aquitaine Futuroscope0:07:53 
41Rozanne Slik (Ned) Team Sunweb Women0:08:12 
42Tayler Wiles (USA) US National Team0:13:08 
43Ganna Solovei (Ukr) Parkhotel Valkenburg-Destil Cycling Team0:14:13 
44Chloe Hosking (Aus) Alé Cipollini0:17:11 
45Amalie Dideriksen (Den) Boels Dolmans Cyclingteam0:18:11 
46Eri Yonamine (Jpn) FDJ Nouvelle Aquitaine Futuroscope0:19:15 
47Maria Giulia Confalonieri (Ita) Lensworld-Kuota0:19:40 
48Simona Frapporti (Ita) Hitec Products0:19:47 
49Gracie Elvin (Aus) Orica Scott Women0:21:48 
50Coralie Demay (Fra) FDJ Nouvelle Aquitaine Futuroscope0:21:56 
51Sarah Roy (Aus) Orica Scott Women0:22:24 
52Jessy Druyts (Bel) Belgian National Team0:23:20 
53Samantha Schneider (USA) US National Team0:24:35 
54Jeanne Korevaar (Ned) WM3 Pro Cycling0:25:17 
55Skylar Schneider (USA) US National Team0:25:25 
56Anna Trevisi (Ita) Alé Cipollini0:27:35 
57Karlijn Swinkels (Ned) Parkhotel Valkenburg-Destil Cycling Team0:28:34 
58Natalie Van Gogh (Ned) Parkhotel Valkenburg-Destil Cycling Team0:28:44 
59Kirsten Wild (Ned) Cylance Pro Cycling0:28:59 
60Nina Kessler (Ned) Hitec Products0:30:13 
61Amy Cure (Aus) Wiggle High50:30:19 
62Marta Tagliaferro (Ita) Cylance Pro Cycling0:31:01 
63Thea Thorsen (Nor) Hitec Products0:32:15 
64Valerie Demey (Bel) Belgian National Team0:33:28 
65Sara Penton (Swe) Team Veloconcept Women0:35:21 
66Winanda Spoor (Ned) Lensworld-Kuota0:35:58 
67Daniela Reis (Por) Lares-Waowdeals0:37:20 
68Ilona Hoeksma (Ned) Hitec Products0:37:58 
69Fenna Vanhoutte (Bel) Belgian National Team0:38:57 
Points classification
#Rider Name (Country) TeamResult
1Lisa Brennauer (Ger) Canyon SRAM Racing79 pts
2Annemiek Van Vleuten (Ned) Orica Scott Women77 
3Anna Van Der Breggen (Ned) Boels Dolmans Cyclingteam58 
4Ellen Van Dijk (Ned) Team Sunweb Women54 
5Amy Pieters (Ned) Boels Dolmans Cyclingteam45 
6Janneke Ensing (Ned) Alé Cipollini39 
7Kirsten Wild (Ned) Cylance Pro Cycling39 
8Roxane Fournier (Fra) FDJ Nouvelle Aquitaine Futuroscope34 
9Lucinda Brand (Ned) Team Sunweb Women33 
10Chantal Blaak (Ned) Boels Dolmans Cyclingteam27 
11Marta Bastianelli (Ita) Alé Cipollini26 
12Trixi Worrack (Ger) Canyon SRAM Racing24 
13Linda Villumsen (NZL) Team Veloconcept Women18 
14Mieke Kröger (Ger) Canyon SRAM Racing18 
15Sheyla Gutierrez (Spa) Cylance Pro Cycling17 
16Katarzyna Niewiadoma (Pol) WM3 Pro Cycling16 
17Elena Cecchini (Ita) Canyon SRAM Racing14 
18Ann-Sophie Duyck (Bel) Belgian National Team14 
19Christine Majerus (Lux) Boels Dolmans Cyclingteam14 
20Ruth Winder (USA) US National Team13 
21Anouska Koster (Ned) WM3 Pro Cycling13 
22Emilia Fahlin (Swe) Wiggle High512 
23Tatiana Guderzo (Ita) Lensworld-Kuota11 
24Gracie Elvin (Aus) Orica Scott Women11 
25Eugénie Duval (Fra) FDJ Nouvelle Aquitaine Futuroscope10 
26Tayler Wiles (USA) US National Team10 
27Jessy Druyts (Bel) Belgian National Team10 
28Shara Gillow (Aus) FDJ Nouvelle Aquitaine Futuroscope9 
29Audrey Cordon Ragot (Fra) Wiggle High55 
30Soraya Paladin (Ita) Alé Cipollini5 
31Claudia Lichtenberg (Ger) Wiggle High53 
32Leah Thomas (USA) US National Team3 
Sprints classification
#Rider Name (Country) TeamResult
1Winanda Spoor (Ned) Lensworld-Kuota14 pts
2Natalie Van Gogh (Ned) Parkhotel Valkenburg-Destil Cycling Team3 
3Alexis Ryan (USA) Canyon SRAM Racing3 
4Amy Cure (Aus) Wiggle High52 
5Christine Majerus (Lux) Boels Dolmans Cyclingteam2 
6Chantal Blaak (Ned) Boels Dolmans Cyclingteam2 
7Janneke Ensing (Ned) Alé Cipollini2 
8Eri Yonamine (Jpn) FDJ Nouvelle Aquitaine Futuroscope2 
9Rozanne Slik (Ned) Team Sunweb Women1 
10Romy Kasper (Ger) Alé Cipollini1 
11Ann-Sophie Duyck (Bel) Belgian National Team1 
Mountains classification
#Rider Name (Country) TeamResult
1Alexis Ryan (USA) Canyon SRAM Racing23 pts
2Natalie Van Gogh (Ned) Parkhotel Valkenburg-Destil Cycling Team16 
3Katarzyna Niewiadoma (Pol) WM3 Pro Cycling10 
4Anouska Koster (Ned) WM3 Pro Cycling7 
5Lucinda Brand (Ned) Team Sunweb Women6 
6Annemiek Van Vleuten (Ned) Orica Scott Women5 
7Romy Kasper (Ger) Alé Cipollini5 
8Christine Majerus (Lux) Boels Dolmans Cyclingteam4 
9Anna Van Der Breggen (Ned) Boels Dolmans Cyclingteam3 
10Janneke Ensing (Ned) Alé Cipollini3 
11Eri Yonamine (Jpn) FDJ Nouvelle Aquitaine Futuroscope3 
12Roxane Knetemann (Ned) FDJ Nouvelle Aquitaine Futuroscope2 
13Winanda Spoor (Ned) Lensworld-Kuota2 
14Chantal Blaak (Ned) Boels Dolmans Cyclingteam1 
15Malgorzata Jasinska (Pol) Cylance Pro Cycling1 
Young riders classification
#Rider Name (Country) TeamResult
1Demi De Jong (Ned) Parkhotel Valkenburg-Destil Cycling Team14:48:43 
2Pernille Mathiesen (Den) Team Veloconcept Women0:00:45 
3Amalie Dideriksen (Den) Boels Dolmans Cyclingteam0:11:25 
4Jeanne Korevaar (Ned) WM3 Pro Cycling0:18:31 
5Skylar Schneider (USA) US National Team0:18:39 
6Karlijn Swinkels (Ned) Parkhotel Valkenburg-Destil Cycling Team0:21:48 
7Fenna Vanhoutte (Bel) Belgian National Team0:32:11 
Teams classification
#Rider Name (Country) TeamResult
1Boels Dolmans Cyclingteam44:11:02 
2Canyon SRAM Racing0:01:06 
3Wiggle High50:03:14 
4FDJ Nouvelle Aquitaine Futuroscope0:06:06 
5United States0:06:40 
6WM3 Pro Cycling0:08:12 
7Alé Cipollini0:08:45 
8Team Sunweb Women0:08:48 
9Orica Scott Women0:12:31 
10Cylance Pro Cycling0:12:45 
11Team Veloconcept Women0:23:19 
12Parkhotel Valkenburg-Destil Cycling Team0:42:42 
13Lensworld-Kuota0:49:01 
14Belgium0:55:45 
15Hitec Products1:15:16 

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