Emma Pooley takes solo Giro Rosa stage victory

British time trial champion Emma Pooley proves her form with a solid solo win - Marianne Vos maintains overall lead in Giro Rosa

By Owen Rogers

After Lucy Garner’s top 10 on Wednesday, Emma Pooley proved that British riders are on the up, winning yesterday’s stage six at the Giro d’Italia Femminile. The former time trial World Champion broke clear on the first categorised climb of the day then stayed away to win by 15 seconds.

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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.