Name: Letizia Borghesi
Place of Birth: Cles
Date of Birth: 16th October 1998
Letizia Borghesi Articles
Over the years, the women’s Classic Lorient Agglomération Trophée Ceratizit, also known as the GP de Plouay, has grown into a prestigious fixture on the women’s professional cycling calendar. This French race has garnered significant attention for its challenging course that threads through the undulating Breton landscape.
The women’s Dwars Door het Hageland has had 2 editions so far, both this side of the covid pandemic. The first year, 2021, was won by classics queen Chantal van der Broek-Blaak in a solo victory of 36 seconds ahead of teammate Christine Majerus.
The last couple of years of the women’s Brabantse Pijl have centred on Demi Vollering. The Dutch rider infamously celebrated just a moment too soon in 2021. With her arm already aloft in victory, Ruth Winder took the slenderest of victories on the finish line photo for one of the American’s final big wins.
Omloop van het Hageland is the second part of the Opening Weekend for the women’s peloton. With no Kuurne Brussels Kuurne, the long-running Omloop van het Hageland fills the gap nicely instead. More often than not the race comes down to a sprint, with the parcours just hard enough to drop any unsuspecting rider.
There isn’t much of a history of the Clasica de Almeria, mainly because it hasn’t been held before! There isn’t even a note of a national level race that this year’s event has risen up from. There is a men’s Clasica de Almeria and it’s no doubt come about as a result of the success of that race. Unlike the Vuelta CV Feminas which packed a serious punch
The Vuelta CV Feminas was the UCI season-opener in 2022 but with the return of the Australian calendar, we’ve already caught a glimpse of riders before heading to the Spanish coast. Indeed, in 2023 it’s not even the first Spanish race of the year after the Women Cycling Pro Costa de Almeria last weekend