Anna van der Breggen added a fourth consecutive victory at Flèche Wallonne to her resume. The win moved her into the overall lead of the 2018 Women's WorldTour.
The Boels Dolmans rider raced up the Mur de Huy and took the win ahead of Ashleigh Moolman-Pasio (Cervelo Bigla) and Megan Guarnier (Boels Dolmans).
Flèche Wallonne was 118.5 kilometres long and covered two loops south of Huy. The crucial aspects of the route remained the combination of the Côte de Cherave (1.3km/8.1%) and the Mur de Huy (1.3km/ at 9.6%).
Anna van der Breggen won the race three years running and again started as the rider to beat.
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2018 Fleche Wallonne - Brief Results
|#||Rider Name (Country) Team||Result|
|1||Anna van der Breggen (Ned) Boels Dolmans Cyclingteam||3:10:14|
|2||Ashleigh Moolman-Pasio (RSA) Cervelo Bigla Pro Cycling Team||0:00:02|
|3||Megan Guarnier (USA) Boels Dolmans Cyclingteam|
|4||Annemiek van Vleuten (Ned) Mitchelton Scott Women||0:00:06|
|5||Amanda Spratt (Aus) Mitchelton Scott Women||0:00:17|
|6||Shara Gillow (Aus) FDJ Nouvelle-Aquitaine Futuroscope||0:00:19|
|7||Sabrina Stultiens (Ned) Waowdeals Pro Cycling Team||0:00:22|
|8||Sofia Bertizzolo (Ita) Astana Women's Team|
|9||Anastasiia Iakovenko (Rus) BTC City Ljubljana||0:00:25|
|10||Margarita Victoria Garcia (Spa) Movistar Team Women||0:00:28|
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