Gent-Wevelgem Women 2019 - Overview
Kirsten Wild (WNT-Rotor) won Gent-Wevelgem, for a second time, on March 31 in Belgium. The Dutch sprinter took the victory ahead of Lorena Wiebes (Parkhotel Valkenburg) in second place, while Letizia Paternoster (Trek-Segafredo) was third.
Fourth-placed Marta Bastianelli (Team Virtu Cycling) defended her lead in the UCI Women's WorldTour and Wiebes now leads the youth ranking.
Gent-Wevelgem attracted the best Classics riders because of its 'flatter' 137km parcours held between Ieper and Wevelgem, even though there are several main climbs including the Kemmelberg.
2019 Gent-Wevelgem Women's Race: Top 10 Results
|#||Rider Name (Country) Team||Result|
|1||Kirsten Wild (Ned) Wnt Rotor Pro Cycling Team||3:33:34|
|2||Lorena Wiebes (Ned) Parkhotel Valkenburg|
|3||Letizia Paternoster (Ita) Trek-Segafredo|
|4||Marta Bastianelli (Ita) Team Virtu Cycling|
|5||Amy Pieters (Ned) Boels Dolmans Cyclingteam|
|6||Lotte Kopecky (Bel) Lotto Soudal Ladies|
|7||Michela Balducci (Ita) Aromitalia-Basso Bikes-Vaiano|
|8||Elena Cecchini (Ita) Canyon / /Sram Racing|
|9||Elisa Balsamo (Ita) Valcar Cylance Cycling|