Velonews: Megan Guarnier Takes 1st Women’s Strade Bianche In Solo Breakaway


Jan 3, 2005
Megan Guarnier (Boels Dolmans) soloed to victory on Saturday in the inaugural edition of the women’s Strade Bianche.
Guarnier, 29, the 2012 U.S. road champion and winner of the 2011 Tour of Tuscany, had been in a break with teammate Lizzie Armitstead and three other riders. The two took turns attacking the group, and it was Guarnier who got away with 15km to go in the 103km race from San Gimignano to Siena and stayed away to win.
Armitstead took second on the day, 40 seconds down, while Elisa Longo Borghini (Wiggle-Honda) rounded out the podium in third.

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