Stage 1, 2015 Giro Rosa – sprinting in Slovenia. Videos, photos & more

After Friday’s 2km prologue, Saturday was all about the peloton today, racing through Slovenia in a stage that had breakaways, but came down to a bunch sprint.

Short race highlights:

and 50 mins highlights from Italian tv

Stage 1 results

1.   Barbara Guarischi (Ita) Velocio-SRAM, 2:32:23
2.   Lucinda Brand (Ned) Rabo-Liv, s.t.
3.   Tiffany Cromwell (Aus) Velocio-SRAM, s.t.
4.   Elena Cecchini (Ita) Lotto Soudal, s.t.
5.   Floortje Mackaij (Ned) Liv-Plantur, s.t.
6.   Giorgia Bronzini (Ita) Wiggle Honda, s.t.
7.   Annalisa Cucinotta (Ita) Alé Cipollini, s.t.
8.   Anna Zita Maria Stricker (Ita) Inpa Sottoli Giusfredi, s.t.
9.   Mia Radotic (Cro) BTC City Ljubljana, s.t.
10. Anna Trevisi (Ita) Inpa Sottoli Giusfredi, s.t.

Gorgeous photos from Balint Hamvas – I especially love this one, of Guarischi’s win…  how much passion?  And more great photos of the stage from Velofocus.  And more photos on the Giro Rosa facebook.

Race reports from Lucinda Brand’s website,and rider diaries from Tiffany Cromwell and Lizzie Williams on Cycling Tips Ella.  More race reports from Velocio-SRAMRabo-Liv, Bigla, , ORICA-AIS and Cycling Tips Ella, with lots of quotes from Guarischi.  Interview with Elise Delzenne (French)

I’m loving Janeen McCrae’s stories about following the race – like this on instagram.  Follow her on twitter too.

Wiggle Honda video

Remember, if you want to follow live and watch the highlights, here’s my guide – and if you see more things you like, let me know in the comments or on twitter.


5 thoughts on “Stage 1, 2015 Giro Rosa – sprinting in Slovenia. Videos, photos & more

  1. That bit of prosecco-porn has been the talk of Twitter in the past 24 hrs.. 😛 Still, a text-book win for Velocio and I’m also happy to see Tiff finally getting on a podium (long overdue!).

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