Lucy Garner makes her mark in debut Giro Rosa sprint

Marianne Vos extends her lead in Giro d’Italia Femminile after another stage win

By Owen Rogers

After a quiet few days for the British riders at the the Giro d’Italia Femminile, stage five saw Lucy Garner (Giant-Shimano) finish in the top 10. Riding her first Giro, the Leicestershire teenager sprinted to ninth place behind Marianne Vos, who won her third stage of the 10-day race.

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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.