Chiara Consonni takes surprise stage five victory as Christine Majerus wins Boels Ladies Tour

Christine Majerus finished in tenth to secure the general classification for Boels-Dolmans

Christine Majerus wins Boels Ladies Tour 2019 (Photo by Luc Claessen/Getty Images)

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Chiara Consonni bagged her first top flight win at the Boels Ladies Tour on Sunday, sprinting from a reduced group. What remained of her Valcar-Cylance team had led into the closing kilometre, keeping the pace high, leaving the 20 year-old to surf wheels in the closing metres.

The Italian then out-sprinted double stage winner Lorena Wiebes (Parkhotel-Valkenburg) who finished second, with Lucinda Brand (Sunweb) crossing the line in third.

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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.