Annemiek van Vleuten wins Ceratizit Challenge by La Vuelta as Elisa Balsamo secures the final stage

Elisa Balsamo has won the fifth and final stage of the Ceratizit Challenge by La Vuelta. She beat Lotte Kopecky and Marta Bastianelli in the final sprint to take the victory.

The breakaway included Carlijn Achtereekte (Jumbo Visma), Sara Poidevin (EF Education-Tibco SVB), Sandra Alonso (Ceratizit-WNT) and NinaBuijsman (Human Powered Health). The group of four took a lead of a minute at the start of the race.

However, they were caught in the final 8 kilometers. Elisa Balsamo was the fastest and crossed the finish line first, while Lotte Kopecky finished second. Marta Bastianelli took the bronze. Annemiek van Vleuten is the overall winner.

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