Armitstead scores hat-trick at Tour de l'Ardeche

Lizzie Armitstead

Britain's Lizzie Armitstead continued her dominant performance in the Tour Cycliste Feminin International de l'Ardeche 2010 in France on Friday by winning her third consecutive stage.

Armitstead won the bunch sprint at the end of the race's penultimate stage in Villeneuve de Berg after 119.7km of racing, beating Grace Verbeke (Lotto) into second and Andrea Graus (Austria) in third.

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Nigel Wynn
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Nigel Wynn worked as associate editor on, he worked almost single-handedly on the Cycling Weekly website in its early days. His passion for cycling, his writing and his creativity, as well as his hard work and dedication, were the original driving force behind the website’s success. Without him, would certainly not exist on the size and scale that it enjoys today. Nigel sadly passed away, following a brave battle with a cancer-related illness, in 2018. He was a highly valued colleague, and more importantly, an exceptional person to work with - his presence is sorely missed.