Britain's Road World Championships medal winners

All of Great Britain's medal winners in the Road Cycling World Championships

Lizzie Armitstead wins the 2015 Womens World Road Championships

(Image credit: Watson)

Beryl Burton won the women's world title twice in the 1960s before Mandy Jones won on home soil at Goodwood in 1982. Tom Simpson was Britain's first men's world road race champion, winning his rainbow jersey in the Basque Country in 1965.

Dave Marsh won the world road race championship for amateurs in Liverpool in 1922, when British riders won gold, silver and bronze. Graham Webb was amateur road race champion in 1967 - the most astonishing thing being that his victory came on the same day as Burton's win in the women's race

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