Arlenis Sierra takes the win at Clásica Feminas de Navarra ahead of Van Vleuten

The Cuban champion takes her first win of the year after a tense and unpredictable race in Spain

Arlenis Sierra takes a huge win ahead of Annemiek van Vleuten
Arlenis Sierra takes a huge win ahead of Annemiek van Vleuten
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Cuban champion Arlenis Sierra won a tense and exciting Clásica Feminas de Navarra from a three woman sprint on Friday. 

The AR Monex rider was dragged across to lone leader Annemiek van Vleuten inside the final 600m, before opening her sprint with just over 100m remaining and had time to relish her win in Pamplona.

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Owen Rogers is an experienced journalist, covering professional cycling and specialising in women's road racing. He has followed races such as the Women's Tour and Giro d'Italia Donne, live-tweeting from Women's WorldTour events as well as providing race reports, interviews, analysis and news stories. He has also worked for race teams, to provide post race reports and communications.