VIDEO: Vos retains world road title

Road World Championships, Florence, Men’s Road Race

  • Date: Sunday 29 September

Coverage: 1230-1445 on Red Button; 1415-1615 on BBC Two, with continuous coverage 0900-1615 online and on selected Connected TVs. 5 live sports extra commentary from 1400; live text commentary online

Olympic champion Marianne Vos retains her women’s elite road race title at the World Championships in Italy.

The Dutch rider, 26, won the 140km race around Tuscany in three hours and 44 minutes, crossing the line 15 seconds ahead of Sweden’s Emma Johansson with Italy’s Rossella Ratto third. Lizzie Armitstead, who won Olympic silver behind Vos last year, was the leading Briton in 19th place.

The men’s road race starts at 09:00 BST on Sunday with Britain’s 2013 Tour de France winner Chris Froome among the favourites.

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