Santos Women's Tour: Wild wins Stage 2

Cylance Pro Cycling take 1-2

Cylance Pro Cycling went 1-2 in East End, Adelaide on the stage two of the Santos Women’s Tour with Kirsten Wild taking top honours in front of teammate Rachele Barbieri. Australian Chloe Hosking (Alé Cipollini) rounded out the podium and moved into the sprint jersey.

“Amazing, huh?” Wild told reporters, including Cyclingnews, assembled in Victoria Park Racecourse immediately following her win. “It’s a good start. It might look easy. It wasn’t. It’s really special. It’s the first time we raced together except yesterday, and it really works.”

The 32.2-kilometre criterium is made up of 14 laps around a fast, flat 2.3-kilometre circuit. The lap suited the quickest in the field, and the stage is widely regarded as a shoo-in for the sprinters.

“Since I don’t have the best papers for the other stages, I thought, let’s take this one and the Tuesday one,” said Wild. “It’s really good to start the season with a win, with a new team, for me, it’s a new team. I think it’s really nice to start with a big win.”

Stage one winner Amanda Spratt (Orica-Scott) finished on bunch time to keep the ochre race leader’s jersey. Janneke Ensing (Alé Cipollini), second on Saturday’s stage, remains second overall at 19-seconds. Wild’s win and its accompanying bonus seconds saw her jump up to third overall, 50 seconds outside the race lead.

“It was quite hard, actually,” Spratt told journalists, including Cyclingnews, post-race. “It was pretty much straight from the gun there. It was not an easy race. The main aim was to save as much as possible and get through unscathed and ready for tomorrow, so mission achieved.”

With sprint points and bonus seconds (3, 2 and 1) available on laps four, eight and twelve, the intermediate sprints inspired much of the action. Hosking proved quickest on lap four and Lauren Kitchen, racing with the NSWIS Sydney Uni composite team, scooped up seconds on lap eight. Dani King (Cylance) won the third and final intermediate sprint.

“I tried the first one, but I didn’t want to put too much energy into it since the stage win is cooler,” said Wild. “For Dani, it’s really good to take some seconds in the GC.”

Between sprint laps, a number of teams sent riders up the road, but their efforts proved futile. No gap grew beyond a handful of seconds nor managed to last for more than a lap. The pace was too high during the final three laps for anyone to escape.

“I was together the whole time with Marta Tagliaferro and Dani King in the final,” said Wild. “In the last, I just went my own way.

“We worked really well together,” Wild added. “The lead-out did not work like we planned, but we stayed so much together. We planned with Rachele on me, and she finished second. It’s awesome.”

The Santos Women’s Tour continues on Monday with the race’s second road stage. The 92.4-kilometre day begins in Tanunda, finishes in Lyndoch and takes in two ascents of the Whispering Wall.

“We are confident that we can keep the jersey until the finish, and that’s obviously what we want to do, to win the overall, but tomorrow is still going to be a hard day,” said Spratt. “We raced on the circuit last year, and there were only seven at the finish. It’s forecasted to be a really hot day. Anything can happen, but we’re in a really strong position.”

Full Results

#Rider Name (Country) TeamResult
1Kirsten Wild (Ned) Cylance Pro Cycling0:43:57 
2Rachele Barbieri (Ita) Cylance Pro Cycling  
3Chloe Hosking (Aus) Ale Cipollini  
4Alice Barnes (GBr) Drops Cycling  
5Annette Edmondson (Aus) Wiggle High5  
6Barbara Guarischi (Ita) Canyon SRAM Racing  
7Anna Trevisi (Ita) Ale Cipollini  
8Gretchen Stumhofer (USA) Sho-Air Twenty20  
9Chloe Dygert (USA) Sho-Air Twenty20  
10Ruth Winder (USA) UnitedHealthcare Pro Cycling Team  
11Peta Mullens (Aus) Hagens Berman / Supermint  
12Lauretta Hansen (Aus) UnitedHealthcare Pro Cycling Team  
13Rebecca Wiasak (Aus) High5 Dream Team  
14Liza Rachetto (USA) Hagens Berman / Supermint  
15Lauren Kitchen (Aus) NSWIS Sydney Uni  
16Abigail Van Twisk (GBr) Drops Cycling  
17Racquel Sheath (NZl) NZ National Team  
18Bryony Botha (NZl) NZ National Team  
19Mikayla Harvey (NZl) NZ National Team  
20Amanda Jamieson (NZl) Maaslandster Veris CCN  
21Verena Eberhardt (Aut) Maaslandster Veris CCN  
22Katrin Garfoot (Aus) Orica-Scott  
23Amanda Spratt (Aus) Orica-Scott  
24Hayley Jones (GBr) Mercedes Adelaide Blackchrome  
25Kristy Glover (Aus) Rush  
26Jessica Allen (Aus) Orica-Scott  
27Romy Kasper (Ger) Ale Cipollini  
28Rebecca Womersley (GBr) Drops Cycling  
29Alexandra Manly (Aus) Orica-Scott  
30Danielle King (GBr) Cylance Pro Cycling  
31Nicola Macdonald (Aus) NSWIS Sydney Uni  
32Janneke Ensing (Ned) Ale Cipollini  
33Erin Kinnealy (Aus) Holden  
34Susanna Zorzi (Ita) Drops Cycling  
35Rushlee Buchanan (NZl) UnitedHealthcare Pro Cycling Team  
36Kate Mcilroy (NZl) Specialized  
37Davia Tuslaite LTH Ale Cipollini  
38Kirsten Howard (Aus) NSWIS Sydney Uni  
39Julie Leth (Den) Wiggle High5  
40Beth-Ann Orton (USA) Hagens Berman / Supermint  
41Grace Garner (GBr) Wiggle High5  
42Ann-Sophie Duyck (Bel) Drops Cycling  
43Georgia Williams (NZl) NZ National Team  
44Ruth Corsett (Aus) Rush  
45Kylie Waterreus (Ned) Maaslandster Veris CCN  
46Annemiek Van Vleuten (Ned) Orica-Scott  
47Justine Barrow (Aus) Rush  
48Janelle Crooks (Aus) Orica-Scott  
49Nina Laughlin (USA) Sho-Air Twenty20  
50Leah Thomas (USA) Sho-Air Twenty20  
51Carlee Taylor (Aus) Ale Cipollini  
52Annie Foreman-Mackey (Can) Sho-Air Twenty20  
53Mieki Kroger (Ger) Canyon SRAM Racing  
54Lucy Kennedy (Aus) High5 Dream Team  
55Starla Teddergreen (USA) Hagens Berman / Supermint  
56Desiree Ehrler (Swi) Maaslandster Veris CCN  
57Tsubasa Makise (Jpn) Maaslandster Veris CCN  
58Louisa Lobigs (Aus) Holden  
59Georgia Catterick (NZl) NZ National Team  
60Tessa Fabry (Aus) High5 Dream Team  
61Malgorzata Jasinska (Pol) Cylance Pro Cycling  
62Winanda Spoor (Ned) Rush  
63Alexis Ryan (USA) Canyon SRAM Racing  
64Ivy Audrain (USA) Hagens Berman / Supermint  
65Ashlee Ankudinoff (Aus) NSWIS Sydney Uni  
66Sofia Arreola-Navarro (Mex) Sho-Air Twenty20  
67Rossella Ratto (Ita) Cylance Pro Cycling  
68Emma Roberts (Aus) NSWIS Sydney Uni  
69Jaime Gunning (Aus) Holden  
70Victoria Veitch (Aus) Mercedes Adelaide Blackchrome  
71Katharine Hall (USA) UnitedHealthcare Pro Cycling Team  
72Gina Ricardo (Aus) NSWIS Sydney Uni  
73Rebecca Carter (GBr) Mercedes Adelaide Blackchrome  
74Tayler Wiles (USA) UnitedHealthcare Pro Cycling Team  
75Mayuko Hagiwari (Jpn) Wiggle High5  
76Emily Roper (Aus) High5 Dream Team  
77Holly Ranson (Aus) Mercedes Adelaide Blackchrome  
78Tiffany Cromwell (Aus) Canyon SRAM Racing  
79Lucy Bechtel (Aus) Specialized  
80Shannon Malseed (Aus) Holden  
81Madeleine Park (NZl) NZ National Team  
82Ella Bloor (Aus) Specialized  
83Bridie O'Donnell (Aus) Rush  
84Narelle Hards (Aus) Mercedes Adelaide Blackchrome  
85Anna Christian (GBr) Drops Cycling  
86Emma Pooley (GBr) Holden  
87Amy Roberts (GBr) Wiggle High5  
88Grace Brown (Aus) Holden  
89Madeline Wright (Aus) Specialized  
90Chloe Moran (Aus) High5 Dream Team  
91Ellen Skerrit (Aus) Rush  
92Kate Perry (Aus) Specialized0:00:15 
93Lisa Brennauer (Ger) Canyon SRAM Racing  
94Amy Cure (Aus) Wiggle High50:00:18 
95Marta Tagliaferro (Ita) Cylance Pro Cycling0:00:26 
96Kristina Clonan (Aus) High5 Dream Team0:01:28 
97Lauren Hall (USA) UnitedHealthcare Pro Cycling Team0:01:39 
98Verita Stewart (Aus) Specialized0:05:30 
99Carley Mckay (Aus) Maaslandster Veris CCN0:06:00 
DNFAlena Amialiusik (Blr) Canyon SRAM Racing  
DNFAimee Ingram (Aus) Mercedes Adelaide Blackchrome  
Lap 4 Sprint
#Rider Name (Country) TeamResult
1Chloe Hosking (Aus) Ale Cipollini6 pts
2Ruth Winder (USA) UnitedHealthcare Pro Cycling Team4 
3Kirsten Wild (Ned) Cylance Pro Cycling2 
Lap 8 Sprint
#Rider Name (Country) TeamResult
1Lauren Kitchen (Aus) NSWIS Sydney Uni6 pts
2Ruth Winder (USA) UnitedHealthcare Pro Cycling Team4 
3Danielle King (GBr) Cylance Pro Cycling2 
Lap 12 Sprint
#Rider Name (Country) TeamResult
1Lauren Kitchen (Aus) NSWIS Sydney Uni6 pts
2Katrin Garfoot (Aus) Orica-Scott4 
3Peta Mullens (Aus) Hagens Berman / Supermint2 
Lap 14 (Stage Finish)
#Rider Name (Country) TeamResult
1Kirsten Wild (Ned) Cylance Pro Cycling10 pts
2Rachele Barbieri (Ita) Cylance Pro Cycling8 
3Chloe Hosking (Aus) Ale Cipollini6 
4Alice Barnes (GBr) Drops Cycling4 
Teams Classification
#Rider Name (Country) TeamResult
1Cylance Pro Cycling2:11:51 
2Ale Cipollini  
3Drops Pro Cycling  
4NZ National Team  
5UnitedHealthcare Pro Cycling Team  
6Hagens Berman / Supermint  
7Sho-Air Twenty20  
8Orica-Scott  
9NSWIS Sydney Uni  
10Wiggle High5  
11Maaslandster Veris Ccn  
12Rush  
13Canyon Sram Racing  
14High5 Dream Team  
15Holden  
16Mercedes Adelaide Blackchrome  
17Specialized  
General Classification after stage 2
#Rider Name (Country) TeamResult
1Amanda Spratt (Aus) Orica-Scott3:34:58 
2Janneke Ensing (Ned) Ale Cipollini0:00:19 
3Kirsten Wild (Ned) Cylance Pro Cycling0:00:50 
4Lauren Kitchen (Aus) NSWIS Sydney Uni0:00:55 
5Ruth Winder (USA) UnitedHealthcare Pro Cycling Team0:00:57 
6Katrin Garfoot (Aus) Orica-Scott0:00:59 
7Katharine Hall (USA) UnitedHealthcare Pro Cycling Team  
8Peta Mullens (Aus) Hagens Berman / Supermint0:01:00 
9Danielle King (GBr) Cylance Pro Cycling  
10Alice Barnes (GBr) Drops Cycling0:01:01 
11Susanna Zorzi (Ita) Drops Cycling  
12Kate Mcilroy (NZl) Specialized  
13Ann-Sophie Duyck (Bel) Drops Cycling  
14Rushlee Buchanan (NZl) UnitedHealthcare Pro Cycling Team  
15Georgia Williams (NZl) NZ National Team  
16Ruth Corsett (Aus) Rush  
17Leah Thomas (USA) Sho-Air Twenty20  
18Justine Barrow (Aus) Rush  
19Alexis Ryan (USA) Canyon SRAM Racing  
20Janelle Crooks (Aus) Orica-Scott  
21Carlee Taylor (Aus) Ale Cipollini  
22Lucy Kennedy (Aus) High5 Dream Team  
23Tiffany Cromwell (Aus) Canyon SRAM Racing  
24Tayler Wiles (USA) UnitedHealthcare Pro Cycling Team  
25Shannon Malseed (Aus) Holden  
26Emma Pooley (GBr) Holden  
27Kirsten Howard (Aus) NSWIS Sydney Uni0:01:47 
28Malgorzata Jasinska (Pol) Cylance Pro Cycling  
29Mayuko Hagiwari (Jpn) Wiggle High5  
30Annemiek Van Vleuten (Ned) Orica-Scott0:02:05 
31Anna Christian (GBr) Drops Cycling  
32Chloe Hosking (Aus) Ale Cipollini0:02:26 
33Gretchen Stumhofer (USA) Sho-Air Twenty200:02:33 
34Rebecca Wiasak (Aus) High5 Dream Team  
35Liza Rachetto (USA) Hagens Berman / Supermint  
36Lauretta Hansen (Aus) UnitedHealthcare Pro Cycling Team  
37Mikayla Harvey (NZl) NZ National Team  
38Amanda Jamieson (NZl) Maaslandster Veris CCN  
39Romy Kasper (Ger) Ale Cipollini  
40Kristy Glover (Aus) Rush  
41Julie Leth (Den) Wiggle High5  
42Davia Tuslaite LTH Ale Cipollini  
43Grace Garner (GBr) Wiggle High5  
44Nina Laughlin (USA) Sho-Air Twenty20  
45Annie Foreman-Mackey (Can) Sho-Air Twenty20  
46Ashlee Ankudinoff (Aus) NSWIS Sydney Uni  
47Georgia Catterick (NZl) NZ National Team  
48Tessa Fabry (Aus) High5 Dream Team  
49Jaime Gunning (Aus) Holden  
50Rossella Ratto (Ita) Cylance Pro Cycling  
51Victoria Veitch (Aus) Mercedes Adelaide Blackchrome  
52Lucy Bechtel (Aus) Specialized  
53Madeline Wright (Aus) Specialized  
54Ella Bloor (Aus) Specialized  
55Ellen Skerrit (Aus) Rush0:02:36 
56Abigail Van Twisk (GBr) Drops Cycling0:02:57 
57Racquel Sheath (NZl) NZ National Team  
58Rebecca Womersley (GBr) Drops Cycling  
59Gina Ricardo (Aus) NSWIS Sydney Uni  
60Emily Roper (Aus) High5 Dream Team  
61Madeleine Park (NZl) NZ National Team  
62Grace Brown (Aus) Holden0:03:05 
63Rachele Barbieri (Ita) Cylance Pro Cycling0:03:07 
64Annette Edmondson (Aus) Wiggle High50:03:13 
65Barbara Guarischi (Ita) Canyon SRAM Racing  
66Hayley Jones (GBr) Mercedes Adelaide Blackchrome  
67Jessica Allen (Aus) Orica-Scott  
68Erin Kinnealy (Aus) Holden  
69Kylie Waterreus (Ned) Maaslandster Veris CCN  
70Starla Teddergreen (USA) Hagens Berman / Supermint  
71Ivy Audrain (USA) Hagens Berman / Supermint  
72Louisa Lobigs (Aus) Holden  
73Amy Roberts (GBr) Wiggle High5  
74Tsubasa Makise (Jpn) Maaslandster Veris CCN0:03:18 
75Amy Cure (Aus) Wiggle High50:03:31 
76Marta Tagliaferro (Ita) Cylance Pro Cycling0:03:39 
77Lauren Hall (USA) UnitedHealthcare Pro Cycling Team0:04:12 
78Narelle Hards (Aus) Mercedes Adelaide Blackchrome0:05:41 
79Chloe Dygert (USA) Sho-Air Twenty200:05:50 
80Alexandra Manly (Aus) Orica-Scott0:06:08 
81Beth-Ann Orton (USA) Hagens Berman / Supermint  
82Desiree Ehrler (Swi) Maaslandster Veris CCN  
83Rebecca Carter (GBr) Mercedes Adelaide Blackchrome  
84Holly Ranson (Aus) Mercedes Adelaide Blackchrome  
85Anna Trevisi (Ita) Ale Cipollini0:07:04 
86Mieki Kroger (Ger) Canyon SRAM Racing  
87Kate Perry (Aus) Specialized0:07:19 
88Lisa Brennauer (Ger) Canyon SRAM Racing0:10:28 
89Bryony Botha (NZl) NZ National Team0:10:37 
90Emma Roberts (Aus) NSWIS Sydney Uni  
91Verena Eberhardt (Aut) Maaslandster Veris CCN0:10:50 
92Nicola Macdonald (Aus) NSWIS Sydney Uni0:11:31 
93Chloe Moran (Aus) High5 Dream Team  
94Sofia Arreola-Navarro (Mex) Sho-Air Twenty200:12:22 
95Winanda Spoor (Ned) Rush0:12:45 
96Kristina Clonan (Aus) High5 Dream Team0:13:50 
97Bridie O'Donnell (Aus) Rush0:15:16 
98Verita Stewart (Aus) Specialized0:16:54 
99Carley Mckay (Aus) Maaslandster Veris CCN0:23:06 
Sprint Classification
#Rider Name (Country) TeamResult
1Chloe Hosking (Aus) Ale Cipollini18 pts
2Lauren Kitchen (Aus) NSWIS Sydney Uni14 
3Kirsten Wild (Ned) Cylance Pro Cycling12 
4Amanda Spratt (Aus) Orica-Scott10 
5Janneke Ensing (Ned) Ale Cipollini8 
6Ruth Winder (USA) UnitedHealthcare Pro Cycling Team8 
7Rachele Barbieri (Ita) Cylance Pro Cycling8 
8Katharine Hall (USA) UnitedHealthcare Pro Cycling Team6 
9Katrin Garfoot (Aus) Orica-Scott4 
10Alice Barnes (GBr) Drops Cycling4 
11Susanna Zorzi (Ita) Drops Cycling4 
12Alexis Ryan (USA) Canyon SRAM Racing4 
13Peta Mullens (Aus) Hagens Berman / Supermint2 
14Danielle King (GBr) Cylance Pro Cycling2 
Queen of the Mountain Classification
#Rider Name (Country) TeamResult
1Amanda Spratt (Aus) Orica-Scott24 pts
2Janneke Ensing (Ned) Ale Cipollini16 
3Rushlee Buchanan (NZl) UnitedHealthcare Pro Cycling Team8 
4Alice Barnes (GBr) Drops Cycling4 
Young Rider Classification
#Rider Name (Country) TeamResult
1Ruth Winder (USA) UnitedHealthcare Pro Cycling Team3:35:55 
2Alice Barnes (GBr) Drops Cycling0:00:04 
3Susanna Zorzi (Ita) Drops Cycling  
4Georgia Williams (NZl) NZ National Team  
5Alexis Ryan (USA) Canyon SRAM Racing  
6Janelle Crooks (Aus) Orica-Scott  
7Shannon Malseed (Aus) Holden  
8Anna Christian (GBr) Drops Cycling0:01:08 
9Lauretta Hansen (Aus) UnitedHealthcare Pro Cycling Team0:01:36 
10Mikayla Harvey (NZl) NZ National Team  
Team Classification
#Rider Name (Country) TeamResult
1Orica-Scott10:46:56 
2UnitedHealthcare Pro Cycling Team0:00:59 
3Drops Pro Cycling0:01:01 
4Cylance Pro Cycling0:01:47 
5Ale Cipollini0:01:51 
6Rush0:02:33 
7Holden  
8Canyon Sram Racing0:03:13 
9NSWIS Sydney Uni0:03:19 
10NZ National Team0:04:05 
11Sho-Air Twenty20  
12Specialized  
13High5 Dream Team  
14Hagens Berman / Supermint0:04:45 
15Wiggle High50:04:51 
16Maaslandster Veris Ccn0:07:02 
17Mercedes Adelaide Blackchrome0:09:25 

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