(ANSA) – CUNEO, 02 JUL – The American team Trek-Segafredo won the first stage of the 32nd edition of the Giro d’Italia Women, a 26.7 km team time trial from Fossano to Cuneo.
The first pink jersey went to the American Ruth Winder. In second place the Sd Worx team of world champion Anna van der Breggen, while on the third step of the podium was the Italian team Alè Btc Ljubljana.
“I didn’t expect it and I wasn’t planning on crossing the finish line first – says the winner of the first stage -. We just thought about going as fast as possible.
I am happy, we have gained precious time for our leader, Elisa Longo Borghini “.
Tomorrow the climbs begin, with the stage, also in the province of Cuneo, Boves-Prato Nevoso, a 100 km route with a difference in height of one thousand meters and arrival at an altitude of 1,470 meters.
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