Boels-Dolmans team come out in support of Lizzie Armitstead over missed tests case

The world champions team say they 'trust completely there was no intentional wrongdoing' on her part

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Lizzie Armitstead's professional team Boels-Dolmans have come out in support of the world champion after it was revealed she won a case against UK Anti-Doping (UKAD) at the Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) following three 'Whereabouts Failures'.

The Briton now heads to the Rio Olympic Games in aim of winning a gold medal in the road race on Sunday, having been withdrawn by her team from the Giro Rosa race in July and missing La Course due to a provisional suspension by UKAD.

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Richard Windsor

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Richard is digital editor of Cycling Weekly. Joining the team in 2013, Richard became editor of the website in 2014 and coordinates site content and strategy, leading the news team in coverage of the world's biggest races and working with the tech editor to deliver comprehensive buying guides, reviews, and the latest product news.

An occasional racer, Richard spends most of his time preparing for long-distance touring rides these days, or getting out to the Surrey Hills on the weekend on his Specialized Tarmac SL6 (with an obligatory pub stop of course).