Van der Breggen to skip Giro Rosa defense

Anna van der Breggen (Boels Dolmans) has opted to skip her defense of the the Giro d'Italia Internazionale Femminile, also known as the Giro Rosa, in July in order to focus on other events during the second half of the season. The Dutch all-rounder told Cyclingnews earlier this year that she is targeting a first world title at the 2018 UCI Road World Championships in Austria in September.

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