Lizzie Armitstead wins Trofeo Alfredo Binda

British rider Lizzie Armitstead takes victory from a six-rider lead group in Trofeo Alfredo Binda

Lizzie Armitstead (Boels-Dolmans) won the Trofeo Alfredo Binda in Italy earlier today, taking the lead in the UCI World Cup in the process.

The Commonwealth Games road race champion sprinted to the win from a group of seven which formed late in the 123 kilometre race. It was another consummate performance from last year’s World Cup winner, who timed her sprint to perfection on the final uphill 300 metres.

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