With a regal sprint Elisa Balsamo won the third and final stage of the Amgen Tour of California, Women’s World Tour Elite event. A sure, powerful sprint, a clear victory as bullying: Elisa Balsamo closes the trip in the US of Valcar Cylance giving in the final day great satisfaction to the American sponsor Cylance. “The team worked so perfect – commented Elisa after the triumph in Pasadena – I saw that my legs held and at 250 meters I left the bounch. Today I was fine and I did a great sprint.” For Balsamo it is the second victory after the race won in Belgium at Trophee Maarten Wynants.
In the pocket of Valcar Cylance,also the second place of Marta Cavalli in the special classification of the White Jersey for young women, and the same placement of Elisa Balsamo in the points classification behind the World champion Anna Van der Breggen, winner of the Tour.