After an intense battle on the many gravel sectors of Strade Bianche Annika Langvad finished second behind winner Annemiek van Vleuten. The Boels Dolmans team was active in the beginning of the race. Jip van den Bos and Karol-Ann Canuel were part in several break aways. On the final gravel sector Annemiek Van Vleuten jumped away from the leading group amongst Anna van der Breggen, Chantal Blaak en Annika Langvad. She quickly increased her lead despite the hard work of Anna van der Breggen in the chasing group. On the final climb towards the finish Annika Langvad secured a great second place behind a very strong Annemiek van Vleuten.