Giro d’Italia Donne stage 3: Annemiek van Vleuten surges away from Mavi García in Cesena

Van Vleuten now leads the GC by 25 seconds.

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Annemiek van Vleuten (Movistar) surged away from breakaway companion Mavi García (UAE ADQ) to score the stage and take control of the GC at the Giro d’Italia Donne.

The pair went away on the final unclassified climb of the mountainous stage and rode into the final kilometer together before Van Vleuten surged past in the final hundred meters.

The Movistar captain now leads the GC by 25 seconds.

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