Exhibition of Movistar and triumph of the Dutch Mackaij in Valencia

the dutch runner Floortje Mackaij won alone in the fifth edition of the Volta a la Comunidad Valenciana-GP Diputació de Valenciadisputed between the towns of Paterna and Valencia, with a time of 2:27:58 hours, in a race that was a exhibition of the Spanish group Movistar, since his partner Liane Lippert signed the second place.

The two brilliant signings from Movistar offered a spectacular performance in his debut with the jersey of the Spanish squad and they knew how to manage the race with great teamwork to take the win.

The fifth edition of the Volta a la Comunidad Valenciana, disputed between the towns of Paterna and Valencia, presented this year as the main novelty the inclusion of two mountain passesthe Oronet (2nd C) and the Frontera (1st C), in search of a finish that was not a mass sprint as in his previous years. And so it was, since the best edition in the history of the race was seen.

Despite some skirmishes, the peloton ascended and crowned the grouped Oronat, although in the descent a quartet made up of Femke de Vries (Pro Cycling), Anouska Koster (Uno X), Lourdes Oyarbide (Movistar) and Josie Talbot (Cofidis) charged a rent of 20 seconds, although the peloton was once again unified at 50 kilometers to go

In the first ramps of La Frontera, with a nine percent unevenness, theCzech Nikola Noskova (Zaaf), the great agitator of the race, jumped on the first ramps and set the gap with a peloton that broke up into several groups behind.

Noskova was hunted shortly before reaching the top and a leading group was formed made up of Movistar Liane Lippert and Floortje Mackaij, Clara Koppenburg (Cofidis), Ana Vitoria Almeida Magalhaes (Bizkaia Durango) and Erica Magnaldi (UAE), 40 kilometers from the finish line.

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The The hardness of the ascent and the descent limited the head of the race to four units with the two Movistar riders, Noskova and Magnaldi. The Spanish team played its tricks and first attacked the German Lippert, which was joined by Noskovabut, after being caught by her companions on the run, she was Mackaij attacked, leaving only her partner Lippert and Noskova behind.

the dutch, in his first race of the season, he went to block in the last eight kilometers of the race and three from the finish line he defended an advantage of almost half a minute that was final to take the victory. TO 32 seconds his partner Lippert and Noskova entered, 34 behind.completed the podium.

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