Laura Trott dismisses talk of rivalry with Lizzie Armitstead ahead of title defence

Laura Trott says Lizzie Armitstead will not make the same mistakes on Sunday as she did in the 2014 National Championships road race

Lizzie Armitstead, Laura Trott and Dani King on the podium at the 2014 British Road Race Championships

(Image credit: Andy Jones)

Defending champion Laura Trott believes Lizzie Armitstead is likely her biggest challenger if she wants to retain her national title on Sunday in Lincoln, but played down speculation of a rivalry between the pair.

Trott took the win last year when Abergavenny hosted the National Championships road race, beating former Wiggle-Honda teammate Dani King and Armitstead on the line.

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