Amanda Spratt blitzed the final stage of the UCI Women's World Tour in Emakumeen Bira (Spain) to take the victory.
Spratt (Mitchelton-Scott) finished the 108km first stage in 16th position, 17 seconds behind the leader.
The second stage, a 26.6km time trial, saw Spratt finish 15th, 1:33 behind the leaders. Spratt was still able to gain nine positions on the frontrunners, rising from 16th to 7th position.
The third stage was a hilly 114.5km ride featured two category 2 climbs and one category 3. Spratt finished 2:01 behind the stage winner in 23rd place and dropped three places in the General Classification to 10th, behind by 1:37.
The final 120km stage saw Spratt finish in first place with a time of 3:19:25, ahead of Elisa Longo Borghini by 1:16.
The stage win also gave Spratt a 0:48 break from teammate Annemiek Van Vlueten in second position.
Rounding out the Australian GC results:
|15||GILLOW Shara||FDJ Nouvelle Aquitaine Futuroscope||10||20||+ 05:17|
|30||MANLY Alexandra||Mitchelton-Scott||5||+ 09:18|
|38||CROOKS Jenelle||Mitchelton-Scott||3||+ 11:23|
|43||NEYLAN Rachel||Movistar Team||+ 12:28|
|55||ELVIN Gracie||Mitchelton-Scott||+ 16:09|
|71||CROMWELL Tiffany||Canyon SRAM Racing||+24:23|
Spratt also finished second in the KOM category and was part of the Mitchelton-Scott overall team win.
This team 💛🖤... best part of yesterday was sharing the podium with these ladies as winners of the teams classification. I’m proud of our whole team and it was special to be a part of such great teamwork to ensure the win 📸 @gettyimages • • • • #emakumeenbira #uciwwt #spain #winners #bestday #bestteam #teamwork #lovemyteam #happy
In the Young Rider category, Alexandra Manly, also of Mitchelton-Scott, finished in third position.
Next Up: Ovo Energy Women's Tour in Great Britain starting June 13th and completing on the 17th.