Wiggle Honda have won the vote for Best Women's Team of 2015 in this year's annual Cyclingnews Reader Poll. The orange and black clad team won the award with 24 per cent of the votes, beating runner-up team Rabo Liv's 19 per cent and Boels Dolmans' 16 per cent. It's another commanding performance from the team that secured 35 wins this season and finished third overall in the final UCI standings.
The team's top riders included Jolien D’hoore, who took 13 wins this year, that included World Cups at the Ronde van Drenthe and Open de Suède Vårgårda, stages at the Women’s Tour and Boels Rental Ladies’ Tour and the overall at the BeNE Ladies Tour. Italy's Elisa Longo Borghini also had stellar performances with five wins including Tour of Flanders World Cup and Route de France. Her compatriot Giorgia Bronzini finished the season with four victories that included the Tour of Chongming Island World Cup.
Other victories came from Mayuko Hagiwara and Mara Abbott, who won stages at the Giro Rosa, and Audrey Cordon-Ragot who took a win at the Cholet Pays de Loire Dames.
Cyclingnews Reader Poll Best Women's Team of 2015
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Kirsten Frattini is an honours graduate of Kinesiology and Health Science from York University in Toronto, Canada. She has been involved in bike racing from the grassroots level to professional cycling's WorldTour. She has worked in both print and digital publishing, and started with Cyclingnews as a North American Correspondent in 2006. Moving into a Production Editor's role in 2014, she produces and publishes international race coverage for all cycling disciplines, edits news and writes features. Currently the Women's Editor at Cyclingnews, Kirsten coordinates global coverage of races, news, features and podcasts about women's professional cycling.
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