Holland, France, Italy made it to the podium of the 5th Trofeo Da Moreno that opened a day dedicated to women’s cycling this morning in the province of Varese. First to cross the finish line in Cittiglio was in fact the Dutch rider, Lorena Wiebes who beat Clara Copponi from France in the final sprint (Copponi won last year). Italian cyclist Martina Fidanza (Eurotarget Still Bike) took third place. The race started in Taino and was very entertaining with two athletes out in front for a long stretch; Noemie Abgrall from France and Giorgia Bariani (Wilier Beganze) from Italy. The latter won the prize for the most competitive cyclist of the race. The maximum advantage of the leading pair was 45 seconds, which they lost in the last 5 km. The final sprint saw the stronger Dutch rider, Wiebes prevail over Copponi from France and Fidanza from Italy. There is no change in the first place of the Junior Nations’ Cup classification after the first European race. Australia is in front ahead of France, followed by Ethiopia, the Netherlands and the United Kingdom. (Photo Flaviano Ossola)

Final classification:
1) Lorena Wiebes (Olanda) Km 69,6 in 1h45’18” alla media di 39,658 Km/h
2) Clara Copponi (Francia)
3) Martina Fidanza (Eurotarget Still Bike)
4) Letizia Paternoster (Vecchia Fontana)
5) Jessica Roberts (Gran Bretagna)
6) Jade Wiel (Francia)
7) Marta Jaskulska (Polonia)
8) Laura Tomasi (Wilier Breganze)
9) Noa Jansen (Lares Waowdeals)
10) Pfeiffer Georgi (Gran Bretagna)