Kategoriarkiv: Elisa Longo Borghini

A fair try by Elisa in the Worlds Road Race

27.September. 7 girls from the team started in the road race in Ponferrada, it was marred by a cruel crash that saw Miriam going down along with half the peloton. Elisa made the select few to compete of the win but her late attack did not succeed. It cam down to a small bunch sprint that was won by Pauline Ferrand Prevot of France. Riders from the team: Elisa (14), Audrey (16), Ashleigh (20), Julie (39), Emilie (42), Sara (DNF), Miriam (DNF), full results here

Elisa wins her first stage race in Tour de Bretagne Feminin (UCI 2.2) 

A stunning team performance mixed with world class individual displays by Elisa and Audrey secured the teams first stage race victory this season, as well as 3 stage wins. Elisa won overall with 2 stage wins, Audrey was 2 in the GC, being 5 stages on the podium and winning the last. She also took the sprint and climbing jerseys. 
Team:  Thea, Sara, Audrey, Tone, Elisa 
Results

Champagne Celebration

5th place for  Elisa in Giro de Italia (UCI 2.1) 

The race was dominated by Rabobank from start to finish and Marianne Vos duly won. Our team was the main competitor, together with Lotto and United Health Care. Elisa ended on a fine 5th place in the GC, and also had a superb 2d place on the difficult stage 2. Ashleigh was in the climber jersey, while Elisa also won the best Italian jersey. 
Team: Elisa, Ashleigh, Lauren, Julie, Emilie, Cecilie, Chloe, Audrey 
Results  

Giro Rosa Elisa Longo Borghini, Asleigh Pasio

Ashleigh 4th in Bira (UCI 2.1) 13.-16th June

The 6 girl team was gradually reduced to 3 after stomech problems by Elisa, Headache by Miriam, and dry-out by Sara in the heat. Ashleigh kept her cool and finished 4th overall, behind a full podium of dominating Rabo Women. Audrey and Chloe remained the steady domestics, especially Chloe impressed because the course normally dont suit her. Still she finished 15th in a stage.
Team: Chloe Hosking, Ashleigh Moolman Pasio, Sara Olsson, Miriam Bjørnsrud, Elisa Longo Borghini, Audrey Cordon
Results

Elisa Italian Champion ITT

Elisa Longo Borghini crowned a fantastic week of team racing today with her first national title – she is the new Italian TT Champion. She beat Elena Berlato (Ale Cippolini) with 1 minute in the 23,8 km course. Her average speed was almost 46 km/h.
Results:
1. Elisa Longo Borghini (Hitec Products) 31:04:51
2. Elena Berlato (Ale Cippolini)  +01:00:00
3. Vittoria Bussi (Michela Fanini) +01:03:45

Elisa Longo Borghini

Podium for Elisa in Gooik (UCI 1.1) 1.June

Audrey and Elisa were express freighted from success in Plumelec to more success in Belgium the day after. Elisa and Ashleigh got in the descicive break with Emma Johansson (Orica) and Marianne Vos (Rabo). Vos won, Elisa took 3d spot and Ashleigh 5th. To top the good day Chloe won the peloton sprint for 6th. More details you can read here
Team: Elisa Longo Borghini, Chloe Hosking, Audrey Cordon, Miriam Bjørnsrud, Lauren Kitchen, Ashleigh Moolman Pasio
Results

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