Niewiadoma: All-in for Strade Bianche, no Giro Rosa

SIENA ITALY MARCH 09 Podium Katarzyna Niewiadoma of Poland and Team CanyonSRAM Celebration during the 5th Strade Bianche 2019 Women a 136km race from Siena to Siena Piazza del Campo StradeBianche Eroica on March 09 2019 in Siena Italy Photo by Luc ClaessenGetty Images
Kasia Niewiadoma (Canyon-SRAM) on the podium at Strade Bianche (Image credit: Getty Images)

Kasia Niewiadoma has made significant changes to her racing plans, and while she has dropped the Giro Rosa, there is one race that she refuses to lessen her grip on with a primary focus on winning - Strade Bianche.

"I always love to focus on the first part of the season, and that means Strade Bianche, for me," Niewiadoma told Cyclingnews.

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Kirsten Frattini
Deputy Editor

Kirsten Frattini is the Deputy Editor of Cyclingnews, overseeing the global racing content plan.

Kirsten has a background in Kinesiology and Health Science. She has been involved in cycling from the community and grassroots level to professional cycling's biggest races, reporting on the WorldTour, Spring Classics, Tours de France, World Championships and Olympic Games.

She began her sports journalism career with Cyclingnews as a North American Correspondent in 2006. In 2018, Kirsten became Women's Editor – overseeing the content strategy, race coverage and growth of women's professional cycling – before becoming Deputy Editor in 2023.