Elisa Balsamo won gold in the women’s elite road race of the World Championships, at the end of the 157.7km and 1047m altitude difference of the route designed between Antwerp and Leuven. The blue made the difference in the sprint thanks to the excellent work of her teammates to launch her to success, after the Dutch had fired and flames in the last lap to be able to launch one of them towards gold. The Netherlands had to settle for Marianne Vos’ silver, while the bronze went to Poland’s Kasia Niewiadoma. For Italy it is the third world title in Flanders after that of Filippo Ganna in the time trial and Filippo Baroncini in the U23 road race.
Active race of the red-cross girls, careful to move in turn during the race. Elise Chabbey, Sina Frei and Marlen Reusser took turns attacking the last 45km, where there were several attempts among the 46 athletes who made up the main group. In the end, the first two finished in the group that played for the medals (13th and 15th).
Juniores, the title to the British Bäckstedt
Zoe Bäckstedt got the gold medal around her neck in the women’s junior test. The British beat the American Kaia Schmid in the sprint. The bronze went to the German Linda Riedmann, while the best Swiss was Noëlle Rüetschi, 31a at 4’30 “.
September 25, 2021, 4:39 pm
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