ARLENIS SIERRA IN PROOF OF ROUTE
HAVANA. Cuban Arlenis Sierra entered on the Amstel Gold Race in the Netherlands, her last presentation in the initial part of the season in Europe of the World Road Cycling Tour.
This allowed him to be placed in a similar position in the ranking of this UCI event.
"In a flight of eight runners I could not leave and I entered the second group, I think it was a good position, the normal cold, best of all there was sun, but the tour was hard with climbs that demanded a lot," he said. JIT thanks to Facebook the leader of the Kazakh club Astana Women's.
Another of the Astana sextata, Sofía Bertizzolo, repeated her outstanding performance by passing thirteenth the line of judgment to raise her advantage among the youngest of the contest and climbed a step, now in the 36th.
In the general list of the ICU orb also Arlenis and Sofia are the best positions in his squad, to be placed on 21 and 86, respectively.
Arlenis and also Cuban Heidy Praderas return to Havana in two days to continue their preparation with the rest of the national team for the Pan-American Road Championship, scheduled for San Juan, Argentina, from May 3 to 6.
In the season the most distinguished sites of Arlenis were fourth in the race of Gent Wevelgem (143 km) in Belgium, and seventh in the Ronde Van Drenthe, in Holland (157). (www.jit.cu)
TWENTY FIRST CLASSIFICATION.
1. Chantal Blaak (Ned) Boels Dolmans Cyclingteam 3:24:17
2. Lucinda Brand (Ned) Team Sunweb Women 3:24:17
3. Amanda Spratt (Aus) Mitchelton Scott Women +0:00:03
4. Riejanne Markus (Ned) Waowdeals Pro Cycling Team +0:00:04
5. Alexis Ryan (USA) Canyon-SRAM Racing +0:00:06
6. Audrey Cordon Ragot (Fra) Wiggle High5 +0:00:14
7. Giorgia Bronzini (Ita) Cylance Pro Cycling +0:00:41
8. Lotta Pauliina Lepistö (Fin) Cervelo Bigla Pro Cycling Team +0:00:56
9. Eugenia Bujak (Slo) BTC City Ljubljana +0:01:30
10. Marianne Vos (Ned) Waowdeals Pro Cycling Team +0:01:30
11. Arlenis Sierra (Cub) Astana Women's Team +0:01:30
12. Elisa Longo Borghini (Ita) Wiggle High5 +0:01:30
13. Sofia Bertizzolo (Ita) Astana Women's Team +0:01:30
14. Amy Pieters (Ned) Boels Dolmans Cyclingteam +0:01:30
15. Annemiek van Vleuten (Ned) Mitchelton Scott Women +0:01:30
16. Elena Cecchini (Ita) Canyon-SRAM Racing +0:01:30
17. Malgorzata Jasinska (Pol) Movistar Team Women +0:01:30
18. Ashleigh Moolman-Pasio (RSA) Cervelo Bigla Pro Cycling Team +0:01:30
19. Soraya Paladin (Ita) Ale Cipollini +0:01:30
20. Katarzyna Pawlowska (Pol) Team Virtu Cycling +0:01:30