Barbara Guarischi takes another top 10 in China
For the first time in more than five years a breakaway maneged to hold of the peloton in Tour of Chongming Island, as Barbara Guarischi took another top 10 as she right in the mix in the sprint.
The 2nd stage of 3 in Tour of Chongming Island was again a very flat. Most of the peloton where predicting a sprint finish, but a breakaway of five riders completely fooled the peloton as they held their gap of over a minute.
In the peloton’s sprint Barbara Guarischi was once again among the best, when Team VIRTU Cycling’s Italian rider sprinted for 8th place claiming another top 10 in the Chineese stage race.
Claudia Koster is currently the teams best rider sitting in 13th place in the GC. It was Charlotte Becker of Team Hitec Products – Birk Sport that won stage 2, and she also top the general classification.
Saturday the riders ride out on another very flat stage, where they have to ride 126,5 kilometers with start and finish in Chongming Xincheng Park.