Newsflashes - 16/04 - 15:11

Brown and Cavalli drive the chase

The two FDJ Nouvelle-Aquitaine Futuroscope riders have managed to leave rivals such as Lotte Kopecky (SD Worx) behind.

Newsflashes - 16/04 - 15:09

The bunch explodes again

The first split is only 8'' behind Longo Borghini with 25km to go.

Newsflashes - 16/04 - 15:06

Kopecky ups the pace on the cobbles

The Belgian champ accelerates on the cobbles from Cysoing to Bourghelles (3*). The gap decreases to 20''.

Newsflashes - 16/04 - 15:01

30km to go

Norsgaard and Cecchini are back in the bunch, 30'' behind Longo Borghini.

Newsflashes - 16/04 - 15:00

SD Worx drive the bunch

Cecchini doesn't pull anymore in the chase group.

Newsflashes - 16/04 - 14:58

Strong move from Longo Borghini

The Italian rider, who finished 3rd last year in Roubaix, is now 10'' ahead of her two chasers, while the bunch trail by 25''.

Newsflashes - 16/04 - 14:57

Cecchini and Norsgaard try to join Longo Borghini

They're back on the tarmac. The gap to the bunch is up to 15''.

Newsflashes - 16/04 - 14:56

Back together... Longo Borghini attacks

Brand, Kopecky and Bastianelli are caught in sector 8. Elisa Longo Borghini (Trek-Segafredo) immediately attacks, with 34km to go.

Newsflashes - 16/04 - 14:53

Counter-attacks

Alice Barnes (Canyon//Sram Racing) is chasing behind the three leaders with 35km to go. Other riders try to bridge the 15'' gap.

Newsflashes - 16/04 - 14:49

Elisa Balsamo is disqualified

The jury of commissaires ruled that the World Champion had an irregular return after her mechanical.