Longo Borghini: Sprinting for the town signs in training is helping

Elisa Longo Borghini (Trek-Segafredo) on the podium in Liege-Bastogne-Liege Femmes 2021
Elisa Longo Borghini (Trek-Segafredo) on the podium in Liege-Bastogne-Liege Femmes 2021 (Image credit: Getty Images)

Elisa Longo Borghini (Trek-Segafredo) closed out the Spring Classics with her fourth podium of the season, taking third behind Demi Vollering (SD Worx) and Annemiek van Vleuten (Movistar) in Liège-Bastogne-Liège Femmes on Sunday.

Although her signature attack proved successful with the Trofeo Alfredo Binda victory, the Italian champion said before the start of the season that she hoped to work on her sprint and she saw her result in Liège as an improvement in terms of tactics and sprint power.

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