Emma Pooley wins Tour de l'Aude

Teutenberg wins final stage in Carcassonne

Britain's Emma Pooley (Cervelo TestTeam) continued to dominate the toughest women's stage races, sealing overall victory in the Tour de l'Aude on Sunday after nine hard days of racing.

Veteran sprinter Ina-Yoko Teutenberg of HTC-Columbia won the final stage, her third of the race and remarkably her 21st career stage victory in the Tour de L'Aude. Teutenberg beat Marianne Vos and Angela Hennig in Carcassonne.

Pooley finished safely in the peloton to seal overall victory by an emphatic 4:42 on Mara Abbott of the USA, Emma Johansson was third overall at 5:39.

"Today the race was a little bit stressful, but the team, as it was been for this entire Tour was just fantastic," Pooley said.

"They were always with me and showed time and again that we were the strongest team. I feel amazing today and very happy with my Tour victory - it is the first time I have won a big stage race, after the Grande Boucle last year. Together, our team will now enjoy the victory and celebrate by having some ice cream."

"We are very pleased about our second stage race victory this season. The team was just awesome. We managed to win the GC, had four stage victories, the mountain jersey, as well as winning the team classification. We will enjoy the victory and focus now on our next main goal - the Giro Donne."

Tuetenberg lost Saturday's sprint to Vos but made up for it on Sunday.

"It's a great way to end a stage race," she said. "The Tour de l'Aude is a tough race and so we were all pretty tired after nine days racing but the girls did a great job in controlling the attacks. Vos went away on the descent but we let her go and then the girls pulled her back and I won the sprint."

"I'm the oldest rider in the race but that's one of the challenges of racing for me. It's an honour to have won 21 stage here. I've actually lost count of the number of my career wins but it's in three figures for sure."

Results

#Rider Name (Country) TeamResult
1Ina Teutenberg (Ger) HTC Columbia Women2:14:29 
2Marianne Vos (Ned) Nederland Bloeit  
3Angela Hennig (Ger) Noris Cycling  
4Carla Swart (RSA) MTN  
5Julia Martisova (Rus) Gauss RDZ Ormu  
6Rasa Leleivyte (Ltu) Safi - Pasta Zara  
7Emma Johansson (Swe) Redsun Cycling Team  
8Martine Bras (Ned) Gauss RDZ Ormu  
9Denise Zuckermandel (Ger) German National Team  
10Carmen Small (USA) US National Team  
11Giada Borgato (Ita) Gauss RDZ Ormu  
12Joanne Kiesanowski (NZl) Tibco  
13Christel Ferrier-Bruneau (Fra) Vienne Futuroscope  
14Karol-Ann Canuel (Can) Vienne Futuroscope  
15Ludivine Henrion (Bel) Redsun Cycling Team  
16Vicki Whitelaw (Aus) Lotto Ladies Team  
17Elizabeth Armitstead (GBr) Cervelo Test Team  
18Oxana Kozonchuk (Rus) Safi - Pasta Zara  
19Marlen Jöhrend (Ger) Noris Cycling  
20Sylwia Kapusta (Pol) Safi - Pasta Zara  
21Inga Cilvinaite (Ltu) Safi - Pasta Zara  
22Andrea Bosman (Ned) Leontien.nl  
23Annemiek Van Vleuten (Ned) Nederland Bloeit  
24Trixi Worrack (Ger) Noris Cycling  
25Liesbet De Vocht (Bel) Nederland Bloeit  
26Edwige Pitel (Fra) S.C. Michela Fanini Record Rox  
27Amanda Miller (USA) Tibco  
28Regina Bruins (Ned) Cervelo Test Team  
29Sharon Laws (GBr) Cervelo Test Team  
30Eugenie Mermillod (Fra) Esgl 93 - Gsd Gestion  
31Marissa Van Der Merwe (RSA) MTN  
32Mara Abbot (USA) US National Team  
33Erika Vilunaite (Ltu) Fenixs - Petrogradets  
34Katheryn Mattis (USA) US National Team  
35Emma Pooley (GBr) Cervelo Test Team  
36Claudia Häusler (Ger) Cervelo Test Team  
37Noortje Tabak (Ned) Nederland Bloeit  
38Loes Gunnewijk (Ned) Nederland Bloeit  
39Tatiana Antoshina (Rus) Team Valdarno  
40Linda Melanie Villumsen (NZl) HTC Columbia Women  
41Irene Van Den Broek (Ned) Leontien.nl  
42Elena Kuchinskaya (Rus) Gauss RDZ Ormu  
43Alessandra Borchi (Ita) Gauss RDZ Ormu  
44Romy Kasper (Ger) Noris Cycling  
45Anriette Schoeman (RSA) Lotto Ladies Team0:00:10 
46Laura Dittmann (Ger) German National Team  
47Petra Dijkman (Ned) Redsun Cycling Team  
48Madeleine Sandig (Ger) Noris Cycling  
49Marijn De Vries (Ned) Leontien.nl0:00:15 
50Hanka Kupfernagel (Ger) German National Team  
51Andrea Dvorak (USA) US National Team  
52Mélanie Bravard (Fra) Esgl 93 - Gsd Gestion  
53Carla Ryan (Aus) Cervelo Test Team  
54Marie Lindberg (Swe) Redsun Cycling Team  
55Robyn De Groot (RSA) MTN0:00:20 
56Tatiana Guderzo (Ita) Team Valdarno  
57Martina Ruzickova (Cze) S.C. Michela Fanini Record Rox0:00:29 
58Paulina Brzezna (Pol) Redsun Cycling Team  
59Béatrice Thomas (Fra) Esgl 93 - Gsd Gestion  
60Luise Keller (Ger) HTC Columbia Women0:00:34 
61Adrie Visser (Ned) HTC Columbia Women0:00:59 
62Irina Molicheva (Rus) Fenixs - Petrogradets0:02:17 
63Carly Hibberd (Aus) S.C. Michela Fanini Record Rox0:06:30 
64Alexandra Burchenkova (Rus) Fenixs - Petrogradets  
65Yulia Iliynikh (Rus) Fenixs - Petrogradets  
66Lorena Foresi (Ita) Safi - Pasta Zara0:08:41 
67Emma Mackie (Aus) Tibco  
68Josien Van Wingerden (Ned) Leontien.nl  
69Franziska Merten (Ger) German National Team  
70Martina Zwick (Ger) German National Team  
71Audrey Lemieux (Can) Esgl 93 - Gsd Gestion  
72Brooke Miller (USA) Tibco  
73Veronica Andreasson (Swe) Lotto Ladies Team  
74Cashandra Slingerland (RSA) MTN0:12:51 
DNFLaura Bozzolo (Ita) Team Valdarno  
DNFTania Belvederesi (Ita) Team Valdarno  
DNFRuth Corset (Aus) Tibco  
Sprint 1 - Pomas
#Rider Name (Country) TeamResult
1Andrea Bosman (Ned) Leontien.nl5 pts
2Marie Lindberg (Swe) Redsun Cycling Team3 
3Adrie Visser (Ned) HTC Columbia Women2 
4Liesbet De Vocht (Bel) Nederland Bloeit1 
Sprint 2 - Bd de Varsovie
#Rider Name (Country) TeamResult
1Trixi Worrack (Ger) Noris Cycling5 pts
2Carla Ryan (Aus) Cervelo Test Team3 
3Claudia Häusler (Ger) Cervelo Test Team2 
4Sharon Laws (GBr) Cervelo Test Team1 
GPM 1 - Côte de Cavanac
#Rider Name (Country) TeamResult
1Emma Johansson (Swe) Redsun Cycling Team3 pts
2Andrea Dvorak (USA) US National Team2 
3Emma Pooley (GBr) Cervelo Test Team1 
GPM 2 - Col du Poteau
#Rider Name (Country) TeamResult
1Claudia Häusler (Ger) Cervelo Test Team5 pts
2Emma Pooley (GBr) Cervelo Test Team3 
3Sharon Laws (GBr) Cervelo Test Team2 
4Noortje Tabak (Ned) Nederland Bloeit1 
Final general classification
#Rider Name (Country) TeamResult
1Emma Pooley (GBr) Cervelo Test Team23:25:58 
2Mara Abbot (USA) US National Team0:04:42 
3Emma Johansson (Swe) Redsun Cycling Team0:05:39 
4Claudia Häusler (Ger) Cervelo Test Team0:06:50 
5Annemiek Van Vleuten (Ned) Nederland Bloeit0:07:04 
6Regina Bruins (Ned) Cervelo Test Team0:07:48 
7Katheryn Mattis (USA) US National Team0:07:54 
8Marianne Vos (Ned) Nederland Bloeit0:08:40 
9Loes Gunnewijk (Ned) Nederland Bloeit0:08:56 
10Trixi Worrack (Ger) Noris Cycling0:10:33 
11Andrea Bosman (Ned) Leontien.nl0:10:39 
12Christel Ferrier-Bruneau (Fra) Vienne Futuroscope0:11:10 
13Liesbet De Vocht (Bel) Nederland Bloeit0:12:06 
14Linda Melanie Villumsen (NZl) HTC Columbia Women0:12:18 
15Sharon Laws (GBr) Cervelo Test Team0:14:16 
16Vicki Whitelaw (Aus) Lotto Ladies Team0:14:32 
17Tatiana Antoshina (Rus) Team Valdarno0:17:52 
18Carla Swart (RSA) MTN0:26:57 
19Carla Ryan (Aus) Cervelo Test Team0:38:42 
20Edwige Pitel (Fra) S.C. Michela Fanini Record Rox0:39:39 
21Tatiana Guderzo (Ita) Team Valdarno0:48:13 
22Hanka Kupfernagel (Ger) German National Team0:51:37 
23Eugenie Mermillod (Fra) Esgl 93 - Gsd Gestion0:52:11 
24Elizabeth Armitstead (GBr) Cervelo Test Team0:54:12 
25Oxana Kozonchuk (Rus) Safi - Pasta Zara0:54:48 
26Amanda Miller (USA) Tibco0:55:00 
27Anriette Schoeman (RSA) Lotto Ladies Team0:55:13 
28Adrie Visser (Ned) HTC Columbia Women0:56:53 
29Noortje Tabak (Ned) Nederland Bloeit0:57:35 
30Martine Bras (Ned) Gauss RDZ Ormu0:59:34 
31Luise Keller (Ger) HTC Columbia Women1:02:28 
32Inga Cilvinaite (Ltu) Safi - Pasta Zara1:03:28 
33Madeleine Sandig (Ger) Noris Cycling1:06:34 
34Martina Ruzickova (Cze) S.C. Michela Fanini Record Rox1:06:55 
35Marijn De Vries (Ned) Leontien.nl1:08:21 
36Alexandra Burchenkova (Rus) Fenixs - Petrogradets1:11:12 
37Marissa Van Der Merwe (RSA) MTN1:12:56 
38Julia Martisova (Rus) Gauss RDZ Ormu1:13:12 
39Karol-Ann Canuel (Can) Vienne Futuroscope1:13:42 
40Carmen Small (USA) US National Team1:15:26 
41Robyn De Groot (RSA) MTN1:16:41 
42Sylwia Kapusta (Pol) Safi - Pasta Zara1:17:22 
43Irina Molicheva (Rus) Fenixs - Petrogradets1:17:59 
44Ludivine Henrion (Bel) Redsun Cycling Team1:19:54 
45Erika Vilunaite (Ltu) Fenixs - Petrogradets1:21:29 
46Ina Teutenberg (Ger) HTC Columbia Women1:25:05 
47Romy Kasper (Ger) Noris Cycling1:26:04 
48Petra Dijkman (Ned) Redsun Cycling Team1:26:59 
49Paulina Brzezna (Pol) Redsun Cycling Team1:29:21 
50Joanne Kiesanowski (NZl) Tibco1:29:30 
51Andrea Dvorak (USA) US National Team1:30:34 
52Irene Van Den Broek (Ned) Leontien.nl1:33:38 
53Béatrice Thomas (Fra) Esgl 93 - Gsd Gestion1:35:02 
54Marie Lindberg (Swe) Redsun Cycling Team1:37:41 
55Angela Hennig (Ger) Noris Cycling1:41:10 
56Martina Zwick (Ger) German National Team1:45:22 
57Veronica Andreasson (Swe) Lotto Ladies Team1:48:52 
58Elena Kuchinskaya (Rus) Gauss RDZ Ormu1:50:09 
59Mélanie Bravard (Fra) Esgl 93 - Gsd Gestion1:50:36 
60Josien Van Wingerden (Ned) Leontien.nl1:51:46 
61Laura Dittmann (Ger) German National Team1:52:38 
62Rasa Leleivyte (Ltu) Safi - Pasta Zara1:53:13 
63Giada Borgato (Ita) Gauss RDZ Ormu1:54:05 
64Brooke Miller (USA) Tibco1:54:36 
65Marlen Jöhrend (Ger) Noris Cycling1:55:16 
66Carly Hibberd (Aus) S.C. Michela Fanini Record Rox1:56:53 
67Denise Zuckermandel (Ger) German National Team1:59:32 
68Alessandra Borchi (Ita) Gauss RDZ Ormu2:01:56 
69Audrey Lemieux (Can) Esgl 93 - Gsd Gestion2:04:44 
70Emma Mackie (Aus) Tibco2:11:50 
71Yulia Iliynikh (Rus) Fenixs - Petrogradets2:18:51 
72Franziska Merten (Ger) German National Team2:18:59 
73Lorena Foresi (Ita) Safi - Pasta Zara2:30:00 
74Cashandra Slingerland (RSA) MTN2:34:15 
Points classification
#Rider Name (Country) TeamResult
1Marianne Vos (Ned) Nederland Bloeit188 pts
2Ina Teutenberg (Ger) HTC Columbia Women159 
3Emma Johansson (Swe) Redsun Cycling Team131 
4Emma Pooley (GBr) Cervelo Test Team106 
5Annemiek Van Vleuten (Ned) Nederland Bloeit91 
6Regina Bruins (Ned) Cervelo Test Team86 
7Julia Martisova (Rus) Gauss RDZ Ormu81 
8Christel Ferrier-Bruneau (Fra) Vienne Futuroscope71 
9Martine Bras (Ned) Gauss RDZ Ormu61 
10Trixi Worrack (Ger) Noris Cycling59 
11Andrea Bosman (Ned) Leontien.nl58 
12Elizabeth Armitstead (GBr) Cervelo Test Team56 
13Mara Abbot (USA) US National Team54 
14Katheryn Mattis (USA) US National Team54 
15Carla Swart (RSA) MTN53 
16Joanne Kiesanowski (NZl) Tibco51 
17Adrie Visser (Ned) HTC Columbia Women47 
18Brooke Miller (USA) Tibco43 
19Carmen Small (USA) US National Team42 
20Liesbet De Vocht (Bel) Nederland Bloeit40 
21Sharon Laws (GBr) Cervelo Test Team37 
22Claudia Häusler (Ger) Cervelo Test Team36 
23Linda Melanie Villumsen (NZl) HTC Columbia Women35 
24Inga Cilvinaite (Ltu) Safi - Pasta Zara34 
25Vicki Whitelaw (Aus) Lotto Ladies Team33 
26Angela Hennig (Ger) Noris Cycling30 
27Rasa Leleivyte (Ltu) Safi - Pasta Zara28 
28Loes Gunnewijk (Ned) Nederland Bloeit26 
29Denise Zuckermandel (Ger) German National Team24 
30Oxana Kozonchuk (Rus) Safi - Pasta Zara18 
31Béatrice Thomas (Fra) Esgl 93 - Gsd Gestion18 
32Romy Kasper (Ger) Noris Cycling16 
33Emma Mackie (Aus) Tibco13 
34Petra Dijkman (Ned) Redsun Cycling Team12 
35Carla Ryan (Aus) Cervelo Test Team12 
36Martina Zwick (Ger) German National Team11 
37Giada Borgato (Ita) Gauss RDZ Ormu11 
38Karol-Ann Canuel (Can) Vienne Futuroscope10 
39Madeleine Sandig (Ger) Noris Cycling8 
40Hanka Kupfernagel (Ger) German National Team7 
41Sylwia Kapusta (Pol) Safi - Pasta Zara7 
42Erika Vilunaite (Ltu) Fenixs - Petrogradets7 
43Tatiana Antoshina (Rus) Team Valdarno6 
44Ludivine Henrion (Bel) Redsun Cycling Team6 
45Edwige Pitel (Fra) S.C. Michela Fanini Record Rox4 
46Veronica Andreasson (Swe) Lotto Ladies Team2 
47Marlen Jöhrend (Ger) Noris Cycling2 
48Irene Van Den Broek (Ned) Leontien.nl1 
Mountains classification
#Rider Name (Country) TeamResult
1Emma Pooley (GBr) Cervelo Test Team72 pts
2Mara Abbot (USA) US National Team51 
3Emma Johansson (Swe) Redsun Cycling Team27 
4Annemiek Van Vleuten (Ned) Nederland Bloeit17 
5Katheryn Mattis (USA) US National Team15 
6Claudia Häusler (Ger) Cervelo Test Team15 
7Sharon Laws (GBr) Cervelo Test Team15 
8Ina Teutenberg (Ger) HTC Columbia Women12 
9Liesbet De Vocht (Bel) Nederland Bloeit12 
10Andrea Bosman (Ned) Leontien.nl10 
11Regina Bruins (Ned) Cervelo Test Team6 
12Carmen Small (USA) US National Team5 
13Trixi Worrack (Ger) Noris Cycling3 
14Andrea Dvorak (USA) US National Team2 
15Christel Ferrier-Bruneau (Fra) Vienne Futuroscope2 
16Loes Gunnewijk (Ned) Nederland Bloeit2 
17Julia Martisova (Rus) Gauss RDZ Ormu2 
18Brooke Miller (USA) Tibco1 
19Noortje Tabak (Ned) Nederland Bloeit1 
Teams
#Rider Name (Country) TeamResult
1Cervelo Testteam70:30:10 
2Nederland Bloeit0:13:08 
3HTC Columbia Women0:44:56 
4US National Team1:20:04 
5Redsun Cycling Team2:07:49 
6Leontien2:17:48 
7Noris Cycling2:26:59 
8Tibco2:41:17 
9MTN2:59:07 
10Lotto Ladies Team3:02:44 
11Safi-Pasta Zara3:06:56 
12S.C. Michela Fanini Record Rox3:39:08 
13Fenixs-Petrogadets3:45:01 
14Gauss Rdz Ormu3:54:23 
15German National Team4:15:16 
16Esgl93-Gestion4:18:38 
17Team Valdarmo  
18Vienne Futuroscope  

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