CUBAN ARLENIS SIERRA LEADS THE TOUR OF L'ARDÈCHE IN FRANCE

HAVANA. The Cuban cyclist, Arlenis Sierra Canadilla (Astana Women Team), leads the second stage of the Tour l'Ardèche in France and leads the individual general classification.

Arlenis prevailed in the 54.9-kilometer segment between Saint Fortunat sur Eyrieux and Cruas, with a time of 1 hour, 18 minutes and 25 seconds to overcome the American Alexis Ryan (Canyon - SRAM Racing) and the Norwegian Susanne Andersen ( Hitec Products), second and third, in that order.

Arlenis also leads the classification by points with 25 units, in the battle of seven stages. (Copaci Press)

TEN FIRST CLASSIFICATION STAGE 2 (54.9 KM).

1. Arlenis Sierra Cañadilla (CUB) Astana Women's 1:18:25
2. Alexis Ryan (USA) Canyon - SRAM Racing mt
3. Susanne Andersen (NOR) Hitec Products mt
4. Alison Jackson (CAN) Tibco - Silicon Valley Bank mt
5. Kaat Hannes (BEL) Jos Feron Lady Force mt
6. Ruth Winder (USA) Sunweb mt
7. Katherine Maine (CAN) Rally Cycling Women mt
8. Olga Shekel (UKR) S.C. Michela Fanini Record Rox mt
9. Demi Vollering (NED) Swaboladies.nl +0:00:02
10. Stine Anderson Borgli (NOR) +0:00:02

TEN FIRST CLASSIFICATION GENERAL INDIVIDUAL.

1. Arlenis Sierra Cañadilla (CUB) Astana Women's 2:51:26
2. Alexis Ryan (USA) Canyon - SRAM Racing
3. Susanne Andersen (NOR) Hitec Products
4. Alison Jackson (CAN) Tibco - Silicon Valley Bank
5. Ruth Winder (USA) Sunweb
6. Demi Vollering (NED) Swaboladies.nl
7. Olga Shekel (UKR) S.C. Michela Fanini Record Rox
8. Eva Buurman (NED) Trek - Drops
9. Katarzyna Niewiadoma (POL) Canyon - SRAM Racing
10. Katia Ragusa (ITA) BePink Cogeas