OVO Energy Women's Tour 2018

It’s time to take a look back at the last five days of racing at the OVO Energy Women’s Tour. Days at stage races are long, often with a lot of time spent in the car traveling to the next day of racing. So rather than publishing daily galleries of photos from each stage here on the blog, going forward we’ll have a selection on photo from each day on our Instagram stories after each stage followed by a bumper gallery after the race is over here on the blog. So make sure you’re following us on Instagram for the latest photos.

Team Virtu make their way to sign on for stage 1

Chloe Hosking leads the bunch

Barbara Guarischi speeds under the bridge

Emma Norsgaard Jorgensen and Abi van Twisk chase up to the GPM in a park in Ipswich

Clara Koppenburg leads the bunch

School children line the route as the peloton speed by

Flamboyant fans at the finish of stage 1

Emma Norsgaard Jorgensen recovers after stage 1

Cylance DS, Manel Lacambra practices his football skills ahead of the start of the World Cup

Coryn Rivera leads through the first intermediate sprint on stage 2

Lone leader, Maaike Boogaard on stage 2

Tall and short teammates, trying to fit in the same photo

Lotta Lepistö leads the bunch into Warwick on stage 3

So many race marshals line up behind the race

Ann-Sophie Duyck leads the break on stage 3

Marianne Vos attacks the bunch on Edge Hill, the first categorised climb on stage 3

Looking out for the race at the top of Burton Dassett

Lucinda Brand nears the top of the Burton Dassett climb

Christine Majerus attacks on the run in to Leamington

Happy tears for stage 3 winner, Sarah Roy

Entertainers at sign on for stage 4

Jelena Eric photobombs a Valcar photo

Charlotte Becker in the break on stage 4

Cecilie Uttrup Ludwig comes back to the team car for a chat with Cervélo Bigla Team Manager, Thomas Campana

Audrey Cordon-Ragot leads the break on stage 4

Charlotte Becker in the break as the peloton closes in fast on stage 4

Emma Norsgaard Jorgensen happy with her first top ten finish in a WorldTour race

Wales, you are pretty, even if a little damp

Julia Soek speeds over a bridge on stage 5

Lucinda Brand leads the front group on stage 5

Gracie Elvin attacks

No offence intended to Bastianelli, but if the most ‘feared’ climb of the week is crested first by a sprinter, then it’s not hard enough

Eugenia Bujak in the lead group

Leaders cross one of many stone bridges on the final day

Kasia Niewiadoma attacks, forcing a break in the lead group

Amy Pieters leads the escape past Conwy Castle

Ellen van Dijk resumes setting the pace on the front with less than 10km to go

Lotta Lepistö wins the sprint finish on stage 5

Clara Koppenburg wipes away a tear after her teammate wins the final stage

Cecilie Uttrup Ludwig celebrates the team stage win

Podium fun for the final top three in the general classification

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One comment

  • Alcwyn George 16/07/2018   Reply →

    I only wish we could have seen it all on tv .

    The racing looks very hard and the Welsh backdrop fantastic ; something for the tourist board

    to look at ?

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