Mara Abbott Leading the Womens Giro d'Italia

*** Updated 7/11/2010 ***
Again from Manel Lacambra's twitter feed

Shelley (USA) win stage and Mara (USA) win Giro Italia!!!

Local rider Mara Abbott has taken over the lead of the Womens Giro d'Italia.


Manel Lacambra, the Women's National Team Director USA Cycling, twitter feed had this to say:

Abbott win stage and is the new leader of the Giro d'Italia!!!The team executed the plan perfectly.I am very proud of the USA team!!!

Final GC
1 Mara Abbot (USA) US National Team 25:15:54
2 Judith Arndt (Ger) HTC Columbia Women 0:02:05
3 Tatiana Guderzo (Ita) Team Valdarno 0:03:05
4 Claudia Häusler (Ger) Cervelo TestTeam 0:05:26
5 Emma Pooley (GBr) Cervelo TestTeam 0:07:29
6 Eivgenia Vysotska (Ukr) Team Valdarno 0:08:23
7 Marianne Vos (Ned) Netherlands National Team 0:09:24
8 Tatiana Antoshina (Rus) Team Valdarno 0:12:08
9 Olga Zabelinskaya (Rus) Safi - Pasta Zara 0:23:03
10 Elena Berlato (Ita) Top Girls Fassa Bortolo - Ghezzi 0:25:50

There is not alot of information on todays stage but here is a podium picture:


Photo Credit: Manel Lacambra

From 303Cycling, Good Luck Mara on the last few stages!

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