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‘Exhausted but satisfied’ – An attacking Liège-Bastogne-Liège debut for Sarah Gigante

'Exhausted but satisfied' – An attacking Liège-Bastogne-Liège debut for Sarah Gigante

There was more than one Australian that had every reason to be satisfied with their efforts at the front of the field in the women’s elite race at Liège-Bastogne-Liège. Grace Brown (FDJ-Suez) was deservedly in the spotlight after claiming an impressive victory but a long stint out the front solo earlier in the race from AG Insurance-Soudal’s Sarah Gigante also delivered another cause for celebration.

The 23 year old who began the season with victory at the first Women’s WorldTour event of the season, the Tour Down Under, hasn’t had a chance to race to Liège before – a horrible crash at La Flèche Wallonne in 2021 ultimately led to an unexpected three year delay in her debut at the race that looks well-suited to her strengths. 

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