Lizzie Armitstead defends Great Britain's worlds selection policy

"I think we’ve got the best of what we’ve got at the moment," says Commonwealth Games champion

(Image credit: Andy Jones)

Lizzie Armitstead has defended Great Britain’s selection policy for the world road championships as she lines up as one of the favourites for the women’s road race on Saturday in Spain.

The national team drew criticism from Emma Pooley and Joanna Rowsell earlier this week when no riders were selected to compete in the elite women’s time trial on Tuesday.

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