Giro Rosa 2020: Vos bags victory on the fearsome climb to Assisi

Marianne Vos took the stage win on the 16% slopes to Assisi after an odd day at the Giro Rosa

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Marianne Vos took her first stage win of the 2020 Giro Rosa in Assisi on Sunday after what was a turgid day in Italy.

The former world champion overhauled an early move on the final climb to Assisi to add to her incredible array of victories at what is the longest stage race on the women’s calendar.

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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.