The USA Cyclist Lauren Stephens won the 18th edition of the Ardeche Women’s Tour on Wednesday, after the seventh and last stage contested over 98.6 kilometers between Savasse and Beauchastel, won by Australian Chloé Hosking.

Stephens, who had snatched the lead from the Spanish Mavi García Cañellas on Monday, who finished second overall, succeeds the Dutch Marianne Vos.

Final General Classification

1. Lauren Stephens (USA / TIB) the 835.6 km in 11:46:50 PM.

2. Mavi García Cañellas (ESP / ALE) at 38.

3. Anna Kiesenhoffer (AUT / AUT) at 1:31.

4. Yara Kastelijn (NED / CIM) at 5:09.

5. Sandra Levenez (FRA / ARK) at 5:25.

Other runners on our continent were among the top 50:

7th- Sara Poivedin (CAN / RallyCycling)

13th- DOEBEL-HICKOK Krista (USA / RallyCycling)

14th- FAULKNER Kristen (USA / Tibco)

19th- FRANZ Heidi (USA / Tibco)

39th- VALLIERES MILL Magdeleine (CAN / WCC)

45º- SOTO CAMPOS Catalina (CHI / WCC)