Cycling. La Vuelta Femenina – Vollering the 5th stage and leader, Muzic in the game

Demi Vollering won this Friday the 5th stage of The Women’s Tour of ! In her all-powerful style, the Dutchwoman of the SD Worx Team won at the top of the Mirador de Penas Llanas, thus confirming that she was currently the best runner in the world. Second behind his compatriot, Annemiek van Vleuten (Movistar Team) resisted the infernal pace set by its rival for a long time, before dropping a few lengths in the final meters and conceding 3 seconds on the line. In third place (+ 9″), we find the surprising Ricarda Bauernfeind (Canyon // SRAM Racing), a young 23-year-old German rider who was not expected at such a party.

The summary of the 5th stage of La Vuelta Femenina this Friday!

Nothing is done for the final victory, Juliette Labous in the top 5

Having achieved a very fine final climb, the Frenchwoman Avoid music (FDJ-SUEZ) finished fourth, 13″ behind the winner of the day. Another Frenchwoman finished in the top 10, Juliette Labous (Team DSM) having crossed the line in eighth position (+ 30″). Thanks to his victory, Demi Vollering takes the lead in the general classification to the detriment of her compatriot Marianne Vos (Team Jumbo-Visma), quickly in difficulty this Friday. Two steps away from the end of this 2023 edition, full ring has respectively 5 and 12 seconds of margin on Annemiek Van Vleuten And Riejane Markus (NED, Jumbo-Visma). The provisional top 5 is completed by Elise Chabbey (SUI, Canyon // SRAM Racing), fourth at 27″, and Juliette Labousfifth at 51″. Trapped on Wednesday in the border stage and therefore relegated a little far in the general standings since, Avoid music is sixteenth at 2’06”.

The FDJ-SUEZ blows up everything in the Puerto de Navafria, Marianne Vos distanced

More than 129 kilometers are on the program for this 5th stage of The Women’s Tour of Carrefour.esbut it is really 90 terminals from the finish, at the foot of Puerto de Navafria (11.5 km at 5.8%), that the race begins. From the first slopes, the formation FDJ-SUEZ decides to set a big pace, which causes enormous damage within the peloton. While the six early breakaways – including Simone Boillardthe Canadian of the team St Michel-Mavic-Auber93 – are quickly taken back, several renowned runners are unclamped.

Among the dropped, we thus find one of the big outsiders of this Vueltathe German Liane Lippert (Movistar Team), but also the wearer of the overall leader’s red jersey, the Dutch Marianne Vos (Team Jumbo-Visma). Katarzyna Unknown (Canyon // SRAM Racing) and silvia persian (UAE Team ADQ) suffered the same fate a few minutes later, and only 21 riders made up the leading group at the top of Puerto de Navafria, which the Swiss crossed in the lead. Elise Chabbey (Canyon // SRAM Racing), leader of the mountain classification since the day before. Unknown And Perch are pointed at 1’15”, while the group YourLippert switches more than 3 minutes late!

Demi Vollering behaves like a boss in the final climb and wins

The long descent and the flat portion that follows allow some riders to return to the leading group, which is particularly the case for Unknown And Perchthe Polish and the Italian thus re-establishing a situation hitherto very compromised. Under the impetus of the runners of the Jumbo-Visma Team and some The Movistar teamthe red jersey group greatly reduced the gap at the head of the race, 1’30” separating the two pelotons at 30 terminals from the finish. The gap was further reduced during the following kilometers, but the Your and other Lippert fail to return before the foot of the final climb, the Point of view of flat pains (4.8 km at 6.6%), which they approach 25 seconds late.

3 kilometers from the summit, Gaia Realini (Trek-Segafredo) is placed at the head of the first group and prints a rhythm which puts in difficulty Christian Faulkner (Team Jayco AlUla), Chloe Dygert (Canyon // SRAM Racing), silvia persian And Katarzyna Unknown. Moments later, it’s Demi Vollering in person who makes the tempo, the Dutchwoman of the SD Worx Team blowing up its rivals one by one! alone Annemiek van Vleuten (Movistar Team) and Ricarda Bauernfeind (Canyon // SRAM Racing) manage to follow full ringThen Avoid music (FDJ-SUEZ) hangs up the wagons. An acceleration of Van Vleuten is fatal to the Frenchwoman in the last kilometer, but that’s good full ring who is the strongest and wins ahead Van Vleuten And enemy peasant.

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