The Cervelo Bigla rider finished the 118.5km course in a time of 3:10:16.
According to a statement on the team’s website, she said it was a game of poker today and that it was a perfect run from the team.
“Everyone was 100% committed in going for the victory. I could really feel that. My legs felt super good and I was so motivated after seeing the great teamwork,” said Moolman-Pasio.
She added that she was very happy, but it would have been nice to win. “I’m happy with a World Tour podium. We’re getting there one step at a time.”
The race was won by Netherlands rider Anna van der Breggen who races for Boels Dolmans Cyclingteam. Her American teammate Megan Guarnier finished in second place.
View more results below.
1. Anna van der Breggen (Ned) Boels Dolmans Cyclingteam 3:10:14
2. Ashleigh Moolman-Pasio (RSA) Cervelo Bigla Pro Cycling Team +0:00:02
3. Megan Guarnier (USA) Boels Dolmans Cyclingteam
4. Annemiek van Vleuten (Ned) Mitchelton Scott Women +0:00:06
5. Amanda Spratt (Aus) Mitchelton Scott Women +0:00:17
6. Shara Gillow (Aus) FDJ Nouvelle-Aquitaine Futuroscope +0:00:19
7. Sabrina Stultiens (Ned) Waowdeals Pro Cycling Team +0:00:22
8. Sofia Bertizzolo (Ita) Astana Women’s Team
9. Anastasiia Iakovenko (Rus) BTC City Ljubljana +0:00:25
10. Margarita Victoria Garcia (Spa) Movistar Team Women +0:00:28
11. Elisa Longo Borghini (Ita) Wiggle High5
12. Eugenia Bujak (Slo) BTC City Ljubljana
13. Janneke Ensing (Ned) Ale Cipollini +0:00:35
14. Asja Paladin (Ita) Valcar PBM +0:00:37
15. Liane Lippert (Ger) Team Sunweb Women
16. Ane Santesteban (Spa) Ale Cipollini
17. Lara Vieceli (Ita) Astana Women’s Team
18. Tatiana Guderzo (Ita) Hitec Products-Birk Sport
19. Brodie Chapman (Aus) +0:00:42
20. Erica Magnaldi (Ita) BePink