Chantal Blaak won the women’s race at the Amstel Gold Race in Valkenburg, Netherlands, today.
The Boels Dolmans rider, who hails from the Netherlands, completed the 263km course in 3:24:17 to beat Sunweb’s Lucinda Brand and Mitchelton Scott’s Amanda Spratt.
South Africa’s Ashleigh Moolman-Pasio (Cervelo-Bigla Pro) put in a strong performance to finish 18th overall.
Results were as follows.
1. Chantal Blaak (Netherlands, Boels Dolmans) 3:24:17
2. Lucinda Brand (Netherlands, Sunweb)
3. Amanda Spratt (Australia, Mitchelton-Scott) 0:00:03
4. Riejanne Markus (Netherlands, Waowdeals Pro) 0:00:04
5. Alexis Ryan (America, Canyon-Sram Racing) 0:00:06
6. Audrey Cordon Ragot (France, Wiggle High5) 0:00:14
7. Giorgia Bronzini (Italy, Cylance Pro) 0:00:41
8. Lotta Pauliina Lepistö (Finland, Cervelo-Bigla Pro) 0:00:56
9. Eugenia Bujak (Slovenia, BTC City-Ljubljana) 0:01:30
10. Marianne Vos (Netherlands, Waowdeals Pro)
11. Arlenis Sierra (Cuba, Astana)
12. Elisa Longo Borghini (Italy, Wiggle-High5)
13. Sofia Bertizzolo (Italy, Astana)
14. Amy Pieters (Netherlands, Boels Dolmans)
15. Annemiek van Vleuten (Netherlands, Mitchelton-Scott)
16. Elena Cecchini (Italy, Canyon-Sram Racing)
17. Malgorzata Jasinska (Poland, Movistar)
18. Ashleigh Moolman-Pasio (South Africa, Cervelo Bigla Pro)
19. Soraya Paladin (Italy, Ale Cipollini)
20. Katarzyna Pawlowska (Poland, Virtu Cycling)
Click here to view the men’s results.