Amstel Gold Race Women 2017

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Anna van der Breggen soloed to victory in the women's Amstel Gold Race, back on the calendar after a 14-year hiatus, with teammate Lizzie Deignan winning the five-up chasing sprint to make it a Boels-Dolmans one-two. 

Deignan found herself at the front of affairs towards the closing stages of an action-packed race, but Van der Breggen hitched a ride when compatriot Annemiek Van Vleuten (Orica-Scott) set off in pursuit, with Sunweb's Coryn Rivera also tagging along to form a group of six out front, with Elisa Longo-Borghini (Wiggle-High5), Katarzyna Niewiadoma (WM3) already there alongside Deignan. 

It wasn't long before Van der Breggen, wearing the jersey of European champion, took flight, and she wouldn't be seen again, enjoying ample time on the home straight to soak it in and celebrate her first victory for her new team. 

Full report: Van der Breggen wins women's Amstel Gold Race


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#Rider Name (Country) TeamResult
1Anna Van Der Breggen (Ned) Boels Dolmans Cyclingteam3:15:57
2Elizabeth Deignan (GBr) Boels Dolmans Cyclingteam0:00:55
3Katarzyna Niewiadoma (Pol) WM3 Pro CyclingRow 2 - Cell 2
3Annemiek Van Vleuten (Ned) Orica Scott WomenRow 3 - Cell 2
5Elisa Longo Borghini (Ita) Wiggle High5Row 4 - Cell 2
6Coryn Rivera (USA) Team Sunweb Women0:01:02
7Amy Pieters (Ned) Boels Dolmans Cyclingteam0:01:51
8Pauline Ferrand-Prevot (Fra) Canyon SRAM RacingRow 7 - Cell 2
9Ashleigh Moolman-Pasio (RSA) Cervelo Bigla Pro Cycling TeamRow 8 - Cell 2
10Ellen Van Dijk (Ned) Team Sunweb WomenRow 9 - Cell 2


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