Anna van der Breggen wins Setmana Ciclisti Valenciana

23 February 2020

During stage 4 of Setmana Ciclisti Valenciana Anna van der Breggen held her lead in the GC and won the race with 50 seconds for Leah Thomas. The final stage counted 4 climbs which caused an immediate shift in the group. The Spanish Mavo Garcia lead the race for some while.The Boels Dolmans team was well positioned in the race with Van der Breggen and Hall. Hall closed together with Thomas the gap with Garcia. With 50 kilometers to go Hall, Garcia and Thomas were leading the race. Later Aalerud and Magnaldi joined them. The 5 riders headed towards the finish line in Vila-Real. Thomas was the best positioned rider in the GC with 3.58 behind Van der Breggen. Hall controlled the group of leaders, the lead of the 5 remained around 3.00 minutes. Van der Breggen and Vollering cooperated in the pursuing group and defended their GC. In the final sprint Katie Hall was beaten by Leah Thomas.