Giro Rosa 2020: Anna van der Breggen seals overall as Muzic takes final stage victory

Evita Muzic won the final stage from a large breakaway while the general classification favourites fought further back

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Frenchwoman Evita Muzic won her first pro race on Saturday, taking the final stage the Giro Rosa in Motta Montecorvino. The FDJ-Nouvelle Aquitaine Futuroscope rider was part of a large, day-long breakaway, which thinned out on the final of four tough climbs.

With Australian team-mate Brodie Chapman working for her until late in the final, the 21-year-old climber from Lons-le Saunier was able to sprint to the line ahead of New Zealand champion Niamh Fisher-Black (Equipe Paule Ka) with Juliette Labous (Sunweb) 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.