Lizzie Armitstead extends contract with Boels-Dolmans through to 2016

Olympic silver medalist signs two-year extension to take her through the Rio 2016 cycle.

Lizzie Armiststead in 2014 World Cup leader's jersey. Photo: Boels-Dolmans

(Image credit: Boels-Dolmans)

Lizzie Armitstead has signed a two-year contract extension with the Boels-Dolmans cycling team through to the end of 2016, the Dutch squad confirmed today.

The 25-year-old, Yorkshire-born rider joined the team in 2013 following the collapse of AA Drink-leontien.nl.

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