Ellen van Dijk wins women's time trial world title

Villumsen, van Dijk and Small, Women's time trial, Road World Championships 2013

Ellen van Dijk (Netherlands) has taken her second world title at this year's world championships in Florence with a convincing victory in the elite women's time trial to go with her gold in the team time trial on Sunday. 

With defending champion Judith Arndt having retired last season, the 26 year-old Dutch rider led from start to finish on a flat parcours that was ideally suited to her powerful riding style, averaging 47km/h over the 25.3km course.

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