SDWorx continue to rule, with Chantal van den Broek-Blaak winning Strade Bianche

The former world champion out-kicked Elisa Longo Borghini to win the first Women's WorldTour race of the year

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SDWorx once again flexed their muscles with former world champion Chantal van den Broek-Blaak winning a hugely entertaining Strade Bianche on Saturday.

The Dutch rider attacked her fellow escapee, Elisa Longo Borghini (Trek-Segafredo), on the steep climb of Via Santa Caterina into the city of Siena. With the Italian champion dropped Van den Broek-Blaak was able to savour her ride into Piazza Il Campo, finishing seven seconds ahead of Longo Borghini.

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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.