Anna van der Breggen doubles up on rainbow bands with World Championship road race victory

The Dutchwoman was formidable as she soloed to victory in Imola

Anna van der Breggen wins the 2020 world championship women's road race (Marco Bertorello/AFP via Getty Images)

(Image credit: AFP via Getty Images)

Anna van der Breggen took her second gold medal in three days at the Imola Road World Championships, soloing to a fantastic win in the women's road race to follow up on her time trial victory.

The Dutchwoman attacked uphill with 40km to go after being set up perfectly by her team-mates, and former world champions, Marianne Vos and Annemiek van Vleuten.

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