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Demi Vollering avoids a horse to take photo-finish win at Strade Bianche women

Demi Vollering (Team SD Worx) has won the women’s Strade Bianche in a photo-finish sprint against her own teammate Lotte Kopecky. The two riders joined forces on the final gravel sector, Le Tolfe, when Kopecky attacked out of a group of favourites and bridged to Vollering who had attacked a few kilometres earlier.

Together, they closed a one-minute gap on Kristen Faulkner (Team Jayco-AlUla) who had gone solo with 32 km to go, reaching the US rider on the steep Via Santa Caterina and going past her.

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