Marta Bastianelli bags Italian victory while it’s as you were for the Giro Rosa GC

With just one day to go, Anna van der Breggen sits atop of the GC and looks unlikely to budge

Marta Bastianelli wins stage nine of the Giro Rosa. Photo: Anton Vos

Cheers followed Marta Bastianelli down the street as she made her way to the podium after winning Saturday’s ninth stage at the Giro Rosa.

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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.