Name: Paula Andrea Patiño
Place of Birth: La Ceja
Date of Birth: 29th March 1997
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Demi Vollering, representing Team SD Worx, emerged victorious in the 2023 Tour de Romandie Féminin, clinching the overall yellow jersey. However, the victory was no
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.
Another relatively new race in Spain, the Vuelta a Burgos Feminas will have only its 3rd edition at UCI level in 2022. The race’s history goes back a little further though, raced as a national level Spanish race with some big names on the previous winners list. Anna van der Breggen won the head to head against Annemiek van Vleuten last year. The climb up to Lagunas de Neila on the last stage was the major battleground.
With this year’s Itzulia Women, women’s racing in the Basque County has come full circle after quite a lot of change in recent years. We used to have the long-term staple of the Emakumeen Bira stage race which ran from 1988 to 2019. One of the major stage races, surprisingly given the climbing it was a race that neither Anna van der Breggen nor Annemiek van Vleuten ever actually won.
After an eventful first day, Stage 2 sees more climbing. The riders take on the Cat 1 Alto Coronetes, followed quickly by the Cat 2