Van der Breggen Wins Women’s Amgen Tour of California

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The Amgen Tour of California Women's Race took place from May 16-18, 2018. The three stage race was held concurrently with the last three stages of the men's race.

The Boels Dolmans Cycling Team dominated the  Amgen Tour of California Women's Race empowered with SRAM  with  World Champion  Anna van der Breggen(NED) and teammate  Katie Hall  (Oakland, Calif.) taking a decisive win and second place finish respectively as the women’s three-day race concluded at the Rose Bowl.

The peloton on the Mt. Baldy climb during the Amgen Tour Of California Women's Race 2019, Stage 2, a 74km stage from Ontario to Mt.Baldy (1959m) on May 17, 2019 in Ontario, California. Photo by Sean M. Haffey/Getty Images

Now teammates, the two had the same overall result as competitors in 2017 when  van der Breggen  pulled out the win 1 second ahead of  Hall,  who went on to win the 2018 race. In addition to her second race championship,  van der Breggen  will take home the Visit California Sprint Jersey. This is  Hall’s  third consecutive overall podium finish.

OVERALL RACE RESULTS:

  1. Anna van der Breggen (NED), Boels Dolmans Cycling Team (NED) 8h32’34”
  2. Katie Hall (USA), Boels Dolmans Cycling Team (NED) +0:29”
  3. Ashleigh Moolman-Pasio (RSA), CCC – Liv (NED) +1:06”
  4. Clara Koppenburg (GER), WNT ROTOR Pro Cycling Team (GER) +1:25”
  5. Katarzyna Niewiadoma (POL), CANYON/SRAM Racing (GER) +1:34”
Stage winner Katharine Hall (Oakland, California, Boels Dolmans Cycling Team) Anna Van Der Breggen (Netherlands, Boels Dolmans Cycling Team) on the Mt. Baldy Climb of the Amgen Tour Of California Women's Race 2019, Stage 2 a 74km stage from Ontario to Mt.Baldy 1959m. May 17, 2019 in Ontario, California. Photo by Sean M. Haffey/Getty Images
The peloton during the Amgen Tour Of California Women's Race 2019, Stage 3, a 126km stage from Santa Clarita to Pasadena on May 18, 2019 in Pasadena, California. Photo by Sean M. Haffey/Getty Images
Phil's Cookie Corner! Fans cheer on cyclists during the Amgen Tour Of California Women's Race 2019, Stage 2, a 74km stage from Ontario to Mt.Baldy (1959m) on May 17, 2019 in Ontario, California. Photo by Sean M. Haffey/Getty Images
Stage winner Anna Van Der Breggen of The Netherlands and Boels Dolmans Cycling Team and Katharine Hall of The United States and Boels Dolmans Cycling Team celebrate after the Amgen Tour Of California Women's Race 2019, Stage 1 – a 96,5km stage from Ventura to Ventura on May 16, 2019 in Ventura, California. (Photo by Sean M. Haffey/Getty Images)
The peloton during the Amgen Tour Of California Women's Race 2019, Stage 2, a 74km stage from Ontario to Mt.Baldy (1959m) on May 17, 2019 in Ontario, California. Photo by Sean M. Haffey/Getty Images
The pack during the Amgen Tour Of California Women's Race 2019, Stage 1 a 96,5km stage from Ventura to Ventura on May 16, 2019 in Ventura, California. Photo by Sean M. Haffey/Getty Images
Anna Van Der Breggen of The Netherlands and Boels Dolmans Cycling Team on her way to winning stage 1 of the Amgen Tour Of California Women's Race 2019, a 96,5km stage from Ventura to Ventura on May 16, 2019 in Ventura, California. Photo by Sean M. Haffey/Getty Images
Competitors stage prior to the Amgen Tour Of California Women's Race 2019, Stage 1; a 96,5km stage from Ventura to Ventura. Photo by Sean M. Haffey/Getty Images
Anna Van Der Breggen of The Netherlands and Boels Dolmans Cycling Team, Elizabeth Deignan of The United Kingdon and Team Trek – Segafredo, Tayler Wiles of The United States and Team Trek – Segafredo, Ashleigh Moolman-Pasio of South Africa and Team CCC – Liv compete during the Amgen Tour Of California Women's Race 2019, Stage 3, a 126km stage from Santa Clarita to Pasadena on May 18, 2019 in Pasadena, California. Photo by Sean M. Haffey/Getty Images
Elisa Balsamo of Italy and Team Valcar Cylance Cycling wins the Amgen Tour Of California Women's Race 2019, Stage 3, a 126km stage from Santa Clarita to Pasadena on May 18, 2019 in Pasadena, California. Photo by Sean M. Haffey/Getty Images
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