COOKE BLASTS TO BRONZE IN WORLD CHAMPS

Nicole Cooke world championships 2006

After bronze in Hamilton and silver in Madrid, for the third time since 2003, Nicole Cooke stood on the podium of a World Championships event when she finished third in the women?s road-race behind 19-year-old Dutchwoman Marianne Vos.

Second behind Vos was German Trixi Worrack, whilst Cooke just squeaked ahead of the Italian Noeli Cantele for fourth in the lead group of some 15 riders.

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