BicycleElisa Longo Borghini takes solo win at GP de Plouay

Elisa Longo Borghini takes solo win at GP de Plouay


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PLOUAY FRANCE AUGUST 30 Elisa Longo Borghini of Italy and Team Trek Segafredo celebrates winning during the 20th GP de Plouay Lorient Agglomration Trophe Ceratizit 2021 a 1504km one day race from Plouay to Plouay GrandPrixPlouay OuestFrance on August 30 2021 in Plouay France Photo by Luc ClaessenGetty Images

Elisa Longo Borghini (Trek-Segafredo) wins 2021 GP de Plouay (Image credit: Getty Images)
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PLOUAY FRANCE AUGUST 30 Elisa Longo Borghini of Italy and Team Trek Segafredo celebrates winning during the 20th GP de Plouay Lorient Agglomration Trophe Ceratizit 2021 a 1504km one day race from Plouay to Plouay GrandPrixPlouay OuestFrance on August 30 2021 in Plouay France Photo by Luc ClaessenGetty Images

Elisa Longo Borghini (Trek-Segafredo) wins 2021 GP de Plouay (Image credit: Getty Images)
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PLOUAY FRANCE AUGUST 30 Elisa Longo Borghini of Italy and Team Trek Segafredo competes during the 20th GP de Plouay Lorient Agglomration Trophe Ceratizit 2021 a 1504km one day race from Plouay to Plouay GrandPrixPlouay OuestFrance on August 30 2021 in Plouay France Photo by Luc ClaessenGetty Images

Italian Champion Elisa Longo Borghini racing at GP de Plouay (Image credit: Getty Images)
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PLOUAY FRANCE AUGUST 30 Elisa Longo Borghini of Italy and Team Trek Segafredo prepares for the race prior to the 20th GP de Plouay Lorient Agglomration Trophe Ceratizit 2021 a 1504km one day race from Plouay to Plouay GrandPrixPlouay OuestFrance on August 30 2021 in Plouay France Photo by Luc ClaessenGetty Images

Elisa Longo Borghini (Trek-Segafredo) at GP de Plouay (Image credit: Getty Images)
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PLOUAY FRANCE AUGUST 30 Neve Bradbury of Australia and Canyon SRAM Racing Team during the 20th GP de Plouay Lorient Agglomration Trophe Ceratizit 2021 a 1504km one day race from Plouay to Plouay GrandPrixPlouay OuestFrance on August 30 2021 in Plouay France Photo by Luc ClaessenGetty Images

Neve Bradbury at GP de Plouay (Image credit: Getty Images)
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PLOUAY FRANCE AUGUST 30 A general view of the peloton prior to the 20th GP de Plouay Lorient Agglomration Trophe Ceratizit 2021 a 1504km one day race from Plouay to Plouay GrandPrixPlouay OuestFrance on August 30 2021 in Plouay France Photo by Luc ClaessenGetty Images

The women’s field racing at GP de Plouay (Image credit: Getty Images)
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PLOUAY FRANCE AUGUST 30 Anna Van Der Breggen of Netherlands and Team SD Worx competes during the 20th GP de Plouay Lorient Agglomration Trophe Ceratizit 2021 a 1504km one day race from Plouay to Plouay GrandPrixPlouay OuestFrance on August 30 2021 in Plouay France Photo by Luc ClaessenGetty Images

World Champion Anna van der Breggen (SD Worx) racing at GP de Plouay (Image credit: Getty Images)
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PLOUAY FRANCE AUGUST 30 LR Alena Amialiusik of Belarus and Canyon SRAM Racing Team and Jade Wiel of France and Team FDJ Nouvelle Aquitaine Futuroscope compete in the breakaway during the 20th GP de Plouay Lorient Agglomration Trophe Ceratizit 2021 a 1504km one day race from Plouay to Plouay GrandPrixPlouay OuestFrance on August 30 2021 in Plouay France Photo by Luc ClaessenGetty Images

Alena Amialiusik (Canyon-SRAM) at GP de Plouay (Image credit: Getty Images)
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PLOUAY FRANCE AUGUST 30 Elise Chabbey of Switzerland and Canyon SRAM Racing Team competes during the 20th GP de Plouay Lorient Agglomration Trophe Ceratizit 2021 a 1504km one day race from Plouay to Plouay GrandPrixPlouay OuestFrance on August 30 2021 in Plouay France Photo by Luc ClaessenGetty Images

Elise Chabbey (Canyon-SRAM) at GP de Plouay (Image credit: Getty Images)
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PLOUAY FRANCE AUGUST 30 Anna Van Der Breggen of Netherlands and Team SD Worx competes during the 20th GP de Plouay Lorient Agglomration Trophe Ceratizit 2021 a 1504km one day race from Plouay to Plouay GrandPrixPlouay OuestFrance on August 30 2021 in Plouay France Photo by Luc ClaessenGetty Images

World Champion Anna van der Breggen racing at GP de Plouay (Image credit: Getty Images)
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PLOUAY FRANCE AUGUST 30 A general view of the peloton prior to the 20th GP de Plouay Lorient Agglomration Trophe Ceratizit 2021 a 1504km one day race from Plouay to Plouay GrandPrixPlouay OuestFrance on August 30 2021 in Plouay France Photo by Luc ClaessenGetty Images

The women’s field racing 11 laps of a short circuit at GP de Plouay (Image credit: Getty Images)
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PLOUAY FRANCE AUGUST 30 Alena Amialiusik of Belarus and Canyon SRAM Racing Team competes during the 20th GP de Plouay Lorient Agglomration Trophe Ceratizit 2021 a 1504km one day race from Plouay to Plouay GrandPrixPlouay OuestFrance on August 30 2021 in Plouay France Photo by Luc ClaessenGetty Images

Alena Amialiusik (Canyon-SRAM) goes solo at GP de Plouay (Image credit: Getty Images)
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PLOUAY FRANCE AUGUST 30 Alena Amialiusik of Belarus and Canyon SRAM Racing Team competes in the breakaway during the 20th GP de Plouay Lorient Agglomration Trophe Ceratizit 2021 a 1504km one day race from Plouay to Plouay GrandPrixPlouay OuestFrance on August 30 2021 in Plouay France Photo by Luc ClaessenGetty Images

Alena Amialiusik and Jade Wiel at GP de Plouay (Image credit: Getty Images)
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PLOUAY FRANCE AUGUST 30 Tiffany Cromwell of Australia and Canyon SRAM Racing Team competes during the 20th GP de Plouay Lorient Agglomration Trophe Ceratizit 2021 a 1504km one day race from Plouay to Plouay GrandPrixPlouay OuestFrance on August 30 2021 in Plouay France Photo by Luc ClaessenGetty Images

Tiffany Cromwell (Canyon-SRAM) at GP de Plouay (Image credit: Getty Images)
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PLOUAY FRANCE AUGUST 30 Anna Van Der Breggen of Netherlands and Team SD Worx competes during the 20th GP de Plouay Lorient Agglomration Trophe Ceratizit 2021 a 1504km one day race from Plouay to Plouay GrandPrixPlouay OuestFrance on August 30 2021 in Plouay France Photo by Luc ClaessenGetty Images

Anna van der Breggen (SD Worx) at GP de Plouay (Image credit: Getty Images)
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PLOUAY FRANCE AUGUST 30 Elisa Longo Borghini of Italy and Team Trek Segafredo celebrates winning during the 20th GP de Plouay Lorient Agglomration Trophe Ceratizit 2021 a 1504km one day race from Plouay to Plouay GrandPrixPlouay OuestFrance on August 30 2021 in Plouay France Photo by Luc ClaessenGetty Images

Elisa Longo Borghini (Trek-Segafredo) wins 2021 GP de Plouay (Image credit: Getty Images)
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PLOUAY FRANCE AUGUST 30 Gladys Verhulst of France and Arkea Pro Cycling Team reacts to crosses the finishing line in second place during the 20th GP de Plouay Lorient Agglomration Trophe Ceratizit 2021 a 1504km one day race from Plouay to Plouay GrandPrixPlouay OuestFrance on August 30 2021 in Plouay France Photo by Luc ClaessenGetty Images

Gladys Verhulst (Arkea Pro Cycling Team) wins bunch spring for second place ahead of Kristen Faulkner (Tibco-Silicon Valley Bank) takes third (Image credit: Getty Images)
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PLOUAY FRANCE AUGUST 30 Elisa Longo Borghini of Italy and Team Trek Segafredo celebrates winning the race on the podium ceremony after the 20th GP de Plouay Lorient Agglomration Trophe Ceratizit 2021 a 1504km one day race from Plouay to Plouay GrandPrixPlouay OuestFrance on August 30 2021 in Plouay France Photo by Luc ClaessenGetty Images

Elisa Longo Borghini (Trek-Segafredo) wins 2021 GP de Plouay (Image credit: Getty Images)
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PLOUAY FRANCE AUGUST 30 LR Gladys Verhulst of France and Arkea Pro Cycling Team Elisa Longo Borghini of Italy and Team Trek Segafredo and Kristen Faulkner of United States and Team TIBCO Silicon Valley Bank celebrate winning on the podium ceremony after the 20th GP de Plouay Lorient Agglomration Trophe Ceratizit 2021 a 1504km one day race from Plouay to Plouay GrandPrixPlouay OuestFrance on August 30 2021 in Plouay France Photo by Luc ClaessenGetty Images

Elisa Longo Borghini (Trek-Segafredo) wins 2021 GP de Plouay (Image credit: Getty Images)
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PLOUAY FRANCE AUGUST 30 Elisa Longo Borghini of Italy and Team Trek Segafredo celebrates winning the race on the podium ceremony after the 20th GP de Plouay Lorient Agglomration Trophe Ceratizit 2021 a 1504km one day race from Plouay to Plouay GrandPrixPlouay OuestFrance on August 30 2021 in Plouay France Photo by Luc ClaessenGetty Images

Elisa Longo Borghini (Trek-Segafredo) celebrates winning 2021 GP de Plouay (Image credit: Getty Images)
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PLOUAY FRANCE AUGUST 30 LR Gladys Verhulst of France and Arkea Pro Cycling Team Elisa Longo Borghini of Italy and Team Trek Segafredo and Kristen Faulkner of United States and Team TIBCO Silicon Valley Bank celebrate winning on the podium ceremony after the 20th GP de Plouay Lorient Agglomration Trophe Ceratizit 2021 a 1504km one day race from Plouay to Plouay GrandPrixPlouay OuestFrance on August 30 2021 in Plouay France Photo by Luc ClaessenGetty Images

Elisa Longo Borghini (Trek-Segafredo) wins 2021 GP de Plouay (Image credit: Getty Images)

Tokyo Olympic bronze medalist Elisa Longo Borghini took the victory in her first race since the Games. The Trek-Segafredo rider attacked earlier on in the race and sustained a gap before being brought back. However, later in the race the Italian National Champion attacked again from a small group and made it stick to the line. 

Team Arkea-Samsic’s Gladys Verhulst won the reduced bunch sprint for second with Kristen Faulkner of Team TIBCO-Silicon Valley Bank in third. 



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