Lizzie Armitstead expects Dutch challenge in World Championships road race

Without Marianne Vos the Dutch team will have nine potential winners in the World Championships road race in Richmond, Virginia

The Dutch will be the team to watch at September's World Championship road race in Richmond, according to Lizzie Armitstead, even though seven-time champion Marianne Vos will be absent.

Vos has written off her 2015 season after suffering several injuries over the winter and into the spring, preferring instead to concentrate on her recovery for 2016.

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