Christine Majerus second in Queenstage - Bira

25 May 2019

Today the fourth and final stage of the 2019 edition of Emakumeen Bira was ridden.This fourth stage was won by Elisa Longo Borgini just ahead of Christine Majerus who won the sprint of the chasing group. This final stage was extremely hard because of the terrain, lenght and the weather conditions. On the last climb of the day a group with Christine Majerus took of. The GC riders caught up with them after which Longo Borghini took her change and attacked. What followed was a nerve wracking seconds game between the GC riders. Longo Borghini held her lead and finished solo with only 2 seconds left to secure the GC win of this years Emakumeen Bira. Christine Majerus rode a great and strong final stage which she crowned with a second place winning the sprint of the chasing group. Majerus ended 11th in the GC just before Amy Pieters. The team is pleased with their performance in this years Bira. Especially the win of Jolien D'hoore and the stamina of the team during the other stages will be remembered.

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