Category Archives: 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

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