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Velominati Super Prestige: Womens Liege-Bastogne Liege 2017

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The Ardennes Triple is something that hasn’t been won very often by male riders, and no woman has ever accomplished it. Mostly because until this year, it hasn’t existed. While Amstel Gold and La Fleche both held Women’s events, Liege has only just got on the program. (We are waiting for you, Milan Sanremo, Paris-Roubaix and il Giro di Lombardia.)

Women’s racing has always been something we’ve worked to support, most actively when we included the full women’s race calendar in the VSP for the first time in 2012. I’m not sure what the VSP has done for Women’s racing exposure, if anything, but it certainly has helped those of us who participate in the VSP gain more awareness of how the women’s field is made up beyond the big and obvious names. And for those participants who have taken the time to do the research, it has made the difference in who wins the VSP overall and who doesn’t.

I’m thrilled to see such a major race take on a Women’s event, and I can’t wait to see Anna VDB take the first triple. And remember the obvious variation of Rule #47: Don’t ride triples, win triples.

Get your picks in, study the start list once it surfaces, and good luck!

Final Race Results
1. VAN DER BREGGEN Anna
2. DEIGNAN Elizabeth
3. NIEWIADOMA Katarzyna
4. VAN DIJK Ellen
5. VAN VLEUTEN Annemiek
Final VSP Results
1. RobSandy (17 points)
2. David van dijk (17 points)
3. Snowy (17 points)
4. The Grande Fondue (17 points)
5. tony macaroni (17 points)
6. ErikdR (16 points)
7. Phillip Mercer (16 points)
8. TurboJoe (16 points)
9. taon24 (15 points)
10. JohnB (15 points)
11. Paul Woodhouse (14 points)
12. Rick (14 points)
13. frank (14 points)
14. hhbiker (14 points)
15. Cameron W (14 points)
16. ojhart (14 points)
17. Byron (14 points)
18. foggypeake (14 points)
19. Quadzilla (14 points)
20. Lebowski Achiever (14 points)
21. Buck Rogers (13 points)
22. Quasar (13 points)
23. Jason Ziegler (13 points)
24. freddy (12 points)
25. MikeK (12 points)
26. Minnesota Expat (12 points)
27. the Engine (12 points)
28. mulebeatsdrums (12 points)
29. MangoDave (10 points)
30. John Irvine (10 points)
31. Ccos (10 points)
32. Phil Hasty (10 points)
33. Aldo Cella (10 points)
34. Jansen (10 points)
35. Randy C (10 points)
36. stooge (10 points)
37. dyalander (10 points)
38. JonnyG (10 points)
39. xyxax (10 points)
40. Chica (10 points)
41. ramenvelo (10 points)
42. Harminator (10 points)
43. Kunanyi (9 points)
44. sthilzy (9 points)
45. chuckp (9 points)
46. Skip (9 points)
47. BacklashJack (9 points)
48. Canucklehead (9 points)
49. dancollins (9 points)
50. Clingon (9 points)
51. Yagerbomb (9 points)
52. Jay (9 points)
53. Geraint (8 points)
54. Brett (8 points)
55. eenies (8 points)
56. BaltoSteve (8 points)
57. JCM (8 points)
58. osbk67 (7 points)
59. Kevin (6 points)
60. TheDon (5 points)
61. Teocalli (4 points)
62. R00tdown (4 points)
63. cycleman3000 (4 points)
64. Haldy (4 points)
65. LeoTea (4 points)
66. wiscot (3 points)
67. chris (2 points)
68. Two Ball Billy (2 points)

// Velominati Super Prestige

  1. Mostly same girls

    VSP PICKS:

    1. Van der Breggan
    2. Niewiadoma
    3. Deignan
    4. Van Vleuten
    5. Borghini



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  2. VSP PICKS:

    1. Anna Van Der Breggen
    2. Annemiek Van Vleuten
    3. Elizabeth Deignan
    4. Katarzyna Niewiadoma
    5. Pauline Ferrand-Prevot



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  3. VSP PICKS:

    1. van der Breggen
    2. Deignan
    3. Niewiadoma
    4. Van Vleuten
    5. Moolman



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  4. VSP PICKS:

    1. A. van der Breggen
    2. K. Niewiadoma
    3. A. van Vleuten
    4. E. Deignan-Armitstead
    5. E. Longo Borghini



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  5. VSP PICKS:

    1. Anna van Der Breggen
    2. Lizzie Deignan
    3. Kasia Niewiadoma
    4. Ellen van Dijk
    5. Elisa Longo Borghini



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  6. VSP PICKS:

    1. Anna Van Der Breggen
    2. Lizzie Deignan
    3. Kasia Niewiadoma
    4. Annemiek van Vleuten
    5. Elisa Longo Borghini



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  7. VSP PICKS:

    1. VAN DER BREGGEN Anna
    2. RIVERA Coryn
    3. VAN VLEUTEN Annemiek
    4. DEIGNAN Elizabeth
    5. LONGO BORGHINI Elisa



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  8. VSP PICKS:

    1. Anna Van Der Breggen
    2. Lizzie Deignen
    3. Annemiek van Vleuten
    4. Kasia Niewiadoma
    5. Marianne Vos



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  9. VSP PICKS:

    1. Van Der Breggen
    2. Van Vleuten
    3. Deignen
    4. Borghini
    5. Rivera



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  10. VSP PICKS:

    1. van der BREGGEN Anna
    2. NIEWIADOMA Katarzyna
    3. van VLEUTEN Annemiek
    4. DEIGNAN Elizabeth
    5. MOOLMAN-PASIO Ashleigh



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  11. VSP PICKS:

    1. Deignan
    2. Borghini
    3. Van der Breggen
    4. Niewiadoma
    5. Van Vleuten



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  12. VSP PICKS:

    1. Van der Breggen



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  13. VSP PICKS:

    1. Van der Breggen
    2. Van Vleuten
    3. Deignan
    4. Rivera
    5. Borghini



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  14. the same bunch that have dominated the other two. AvdB for the triple

    VSP PICKS:

    1. AvdB
    2. Where’s Lizzy
    3. van Vleuten
    4. Niewiadoma
    5. Borghini



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  15. VSP PICKS:

    1. van der Breggen
    2. Rivera
    3. Deignan
    4. Longo Borghini
    5. van Vleuten



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  16. VSP PICKS:

    1. van der Breggen
    2. Niewiadoma
    3. van Vlauten
    4. Deignan
    5. Longo Borghini



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  18. Hmm, tips dont want to post. Attempt 2.




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  19. 3rd time’s a charm?




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  20. VSP PICKS:

    1. AVDB
    2. ELB
    3. AVV
    4. PFP
    5. I met her Parents



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  21. VSP PICKS:

    1. Queen Lizzie
    2. AVDB
    3. Kat Niewiadoma
    4. Roxy Knetemann
    5. Annemiek VV



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  22. VSP PICKS:

    1. Anna van der Breggen
    2. Annemiek van Vleuten
    3. Elizabeth Deignan
    4. Katarzyna Niewiadoma
    5. Elisa Longo Borghini



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  23. VSP PICKS:

    1. Deignan
    2. Van der Breggan
    3. Niewiadoma
    4. Van Vleuten
    5. Longo Borghini



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  24. VSP PICKS:

    1. Van see Breggen
    2. Niewiadoma
    3. Deignam
    4. Amialiusik
    5. Moolman



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  25. VSP PICKS:

    1. Anna van der Breggen
    2. Kasia Niewiadoma
    3. Annemiek van Vleuten
    4. Elisa Longo-Borghini
    5. Ashleigh Moolman-Pasio



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  26. VSP PICKS:

    1. Lizzie Deignan
    2. Anna van der Breggen
    3. Elisa Longo-Borghini
    4. Ashleigh Moolman-Pasio
    5. Katarzyna Niewiadoma



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  27. VSP PICKS:

    1. Deignan
    2. Van Vlueten
    3. Van der Breggen
    4. Niewiadoma
    5. Prevot



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  28. VSP PICKS:

    1. Anna van der Breggen
    2. Kasia Niewiadoma
    3. Annamiek Van Vleuten
    4. ELB
    5. Lizzie Deignan



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  29. VSP PICKS:

    1. Anna van der Breggen
    2. Kasia Niewiadoma
    3. Annemiek van Vleuten
    4. Lizzie Deignan
    5. Ashleigh Moolman-Pasio



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  30. VSP PICKS:

    1. Van der Breggen
    2. Deignan
    3. Niewiadoma
    4. Longo Borghini
    5. Prevot



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  31. VSP PICKS:

    1. Van Der Breggan
    2. Lizzie Deignan
    3. Kasia Niewiadoma
    4. Annemiek Van Vlueten
    5. Elisa Longo-Borghini



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  32. VSP PICKS:

    1. Anna VDB
    2. Lizzie Deignan
    3. Katarzyna Niewiadoma
    4. Annemiek Van Vlueten
    5. Shara Gillow



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  33. VSP PICKS:

    1. Van der Breggen
    2. Van Vleuten
    3. Deignan
    4. Ferrand-Prevot
    5. Neben



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  34. VSP PICKS:

    1. Pauline Ferrand-Prévot
    2. Ashleigh Moolman
    3. Pauline Ferrand-Prévot
    4. Elizabeth Deignan
    5. Alison Jackson



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  35. VSP PICKS:

    1. ARMISTEAD, Elizabeth
    2. VAN DER BREGGEN, Anna
    3. NIEWIADOMA, Katarzyna
    4. MOOLMAN, Ashleigh
    5. LONGHO BORGHINI, Elisa



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  36. VSP PICKS:

    1. Van Der Breggen, Anna
    2. Deignan, Lizzie
    3. Longo Borghini, Elisa
    4. Niewiadoma, Katarzyna
    5. Ferrand-Prevot, Pauline



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  37. VSP PICKS:

    1. van der Breggen
    2. Longo-Borghini
    3. Niewiadoma
    4. Deignan
    5. van Vleuten



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  38. Let’s try this again…

    VSP PICKS:

    1. Anna van der Breggen
    2. Ashleigh Moolman
    3. Pauline Ferrand-Prévot
    4. Elizabeth Deignan
    5. Alison Jackson



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  39. VSP PICKS:

    1. Anna van der Breggen
    2. Katarzyna Niewiadoma
    3. Elizabeth Deignan
    4. Annemiek van Vleuten
    5. Elisa Longo Borghini



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  40. VSP PICKS:

    1. Van der Breggen
    2. Niewiadoma
    3. Van Vleuten
    4. Deignan
    5. Borghini



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  41. VSP PICKS:

    1. Queen Lizzie
    2. Anna VDB
    3. PFP
    4. Van Vleuten
    5. Niewiadoma



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  42. LBL Femmes

    VSP PICKS:

    1. Van Der Breggen, Anna
    2. Niewiadoma, Katarzyna
    3. Deignan, Elizabeth
    4. Spratt, Amanda
    5. Longo Borghini, Elisa



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  43. VSP PICKS:

    1. Anna van der Breggen
    2. Kasia Niewiadoma
    3. Annemiek van Vleuten
    4. Lizzie Deignan
    5. Ashleigh Moolman-Pasio



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  44. VSP PICKS:

    1. Anna Van Der Breggen
    2. Annemiek Van Vleuten
    3. Elizabeth Deignan
    4. Katarzyna Niewiadoma
    5. Coryn Rivera



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  45. Ever the optimist, two Brits in my top 5.

    VSP PICKS:

    1. Van Der Breggen
    2. Deignan
    3. Kirchmann
    4. Longho Borghini
    5. Hannah Barnes



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  46. Results:

    1. Anna Van Der Breggen (PBS, Boels-Dolmans) les 135 km en 3h42’17” (36,5 km/h)

    2. Elizabeth Deignan (GBR, Boels-Dolmans) à 17 sec.

    3. Katarzyna Niewiadoma (POL, WM3 Energie) à 19 sec.

    4. Ellen Van Dijk (PBS, Team Sunweb) à 31 sec.

    5. Annemiek Van Vleuten (PBS, Orica-Scott) m.t.

    Four of five, with #1 correct. Makes up for my men’s Delgado.




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  47. Four out of five and none in the correct place. Becoming a theme for me!




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  48. Anna is just unstoppable!




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  49. @frank

    Anna is just unstoppable!

    And she’s had a large part in taking me to the top of the table!

    Sure it wont last but I’ll enjoy the jersey while it’s mine.




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  50. Women’s race was a one way Bastone Liege.

    Some more Strava. This one courtesy of Annemiek. Very cool.




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