La Madrid Challenge by La Vuelta - Overview
Wiggle-High5 were the clear dominators of the Madrid Challenge by la Vuelta race on Sunday afternoon as Jolien D'Hoore and teammate Chloe Hosking took a stunning 1-2 bunch sprint triumph.
La Madrid Challenge by La Vuelta brought to a close the inaugural Women’s WorldTour, as the finale of a 17-round series that started in March with Strade Bianche. The one-day race was held in conjunction with stage 21 of the Vuelta a Espana and once again brought together the top riders in the women’s professional peloton on September 11.
Megan Guarnier (Boels-Dolmans) had sealed the overall victory of the Women’s WorldTour ahead of the final round. She was leading with 946 points while Leah Kirchmann (Liv-Plantur) has 604 and Lizzie Armitstead has 545.
|#||Rider Name (Country) Team||Result|
|1||Jolien D'Hoore (Bel) Wiggle High5||2:01:01|
|2||Chloe Hosking (Aus) Wiggle High5|
|3||Marta Bastianelli (Ita) Alé Cipollini|
|4||Chantal Blaak (Ned) Boels Dolmans Cycling Team|
|5||Maria Giulia Confalonieri (Ita) Lensworld-Zannata|
|6||Carmen Small (USA) Cylance Pro Cycling|
|7||Monique Van De Ree (Ned) Lares-Waowdeals Women Cycling Team|
|8||Eugenia Bujak (Pol) BTC City Ljubljana|
|9||Roxane Fournier (Fra) Poitou-Charentes.Futuroscope.86|
|10||Emilie Moberg (Nor) Hitec Products|