Watch: Second early celebration in two days as Giro Rosa stage is won by a bike throw

That's two early celebrations in two days at the Italian stage race

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Celebration was followed by disappointment and no doubt a little bit of embarrassment at the Giro Rosa, as a second rider in two days raised her hands in the air only to be pipped before reaching the line.

Letizia Borghesi (Team Aromitalia–Basso Bikes–Vaiano) won stage four of the Italian stage race, by the margin of a bike throw. 

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Michelle Arthurs-Brennan

Michelle Arthurs-Brennan the Editor of Cycling Weekly website. An NCTJ qualified traditional journalist by trade, Michelle began her career working for local newspapers. She's worked within the cycling industry since 2012, and joined the Cycling Weekly team in 2017, having previously been Editor at Total Women's Cycling. Prior to welcoming her daughter in 2022, Michelle raced on the road, track, and in time trials, and still rides as much as she can - albeit a fair proportion indoors, for now.