Cookson overrules to reinstate Armitstead

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Lizzie Armitstead was reinstated as the silver medal winner in the women’s race today after British Cycling President Brian Cookson overruled the decision of the chief commissaire.

Cookson told chief commissaire (Colin Clews) the news Sunday morning, and again had to overrule him in the men’s race after under-23 rider Peter Kennaugh won bronze.

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