Since 2017 is again a Amstel Gold Race for women took place. The match immediately had a spot on the WorldTour calendar and, with Anna van der Breggen (2017) and Chantal Blaak last year already knew two Dutch cyclists to cheer. Also Sunday they are again the top favourites.
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The Amstel Gold Race Ladies Edition finishes in the same place as the match at the men. The trail has 126,8 kilometers. The start is located at the Vrijthof, the initial phase go over the same course as the men. From the Vrakelbergerweg goes to the Zwartebrugweg, the Eyserbosweg and the Keutenberg, before three local rounds of the event will be. The women are on that local trail confronted with the Geulhemmerberg, Bemelerberg and the Cauberg. After the last passage on the Cauberg, it goes towards the finish.
Boels-Dolmans is again favorite for the profit and competes Sunday in a special suit, in pink, for the benefit of Pink Ribbon, that is committed against breast cancer. With the titelverdedigster and Anna van der Breggen, back on the road running since its Cape Epic-adventure, and the Danish Annika Langvad, the team is a strong block present. Mitchelton-Scott, Annemiek van Vleuten in the ranks, the winner of the Strade Bianche and second in the Tour of Flanders, and Amanda Spratt, third last year in the Amstel.
Marta Bastianelli won the Tour of Flanders and also hopes in the Amstel river to sparkle. Furthermore, it may also Marianne Vos and Cecilie Uttrup Ludwig, known for the happiest interview ever, dreams of a spot on the podium. And that may be also called Sofie De Vuyst, Wednesday winner of the Brabant Arrow and the only fellow in the Amstel the honor high can keep.