The British Fiona Hunter-Johnston (Campinense / Velo Performance) won today, for the second consecutive year, the Portuguese Women's Cup Santa Casa Games in women's elites.
The competition ended on Saturday with a double round at Penalva do Castelo.
The Loulé-based cyclist confirmed regularity and versatility, with the second place in the 6.4km counter – won by Maria Martins (Sopela Women's Team) and 1st place on the afternoon circuit.
In the afternoon, Hunter-Johnston put in the 56.6 kilometer lead, relegating Maaris Meier to 2nd place at the same time, and teammate Jennifer Holden (Campinense / Velo Performance) for the 3rd station, at 1 second.
Fiona Hunter-Johnston completed the Portuguese Cup Santa Casa Games at the top of the standings with 220 points. They followed Lauren Dolen (Team Rytger), with 85, and Maaris Meier (Maiatos), with 60.
Junior Daniela Campos (5 Quinas / Municipality of Albufeira / CDASJ) arrived unbeaten at the end of the Portuguese Cup, winning the five scoring races and winning, with distinction, the trophy.
Raquel Santos and Maria Jesus, also from 5 Quinas / Municipality of Albufeira / CDASJ, won the Portuguese Cup in master 30 and master 50, respectively.
The Portuguese Cup showed strong growth in women's cycling compared to the previous year.
In 2019, an average of 72 runners participated in each Cup event, 75.6 percent more than the average of 41 participants in 2018.