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Armitstead ready to perform out of skin in world road race

Lizzie Armitstead insists she is ready to push her body to the limit in order to add a World Championship road race medal to the Olympic silver ...

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Armitstead already looking to build on London 2012 success

Lizzie Armitstead admits she still replays her London 2012 joy in her head even now but the Great Britain cyclist is looking to go even better i...

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Pooley joins Bigla Cycling

Britain's former world champion and Olympic medalist Emma Pooley has joined Swiss team Bigla Cycling for the 2013 season.

Pooley won silv...

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Ill Armitstead withdraws from road race

Olympic silver medallist Lizzie Armitstead has withdrawn from the Great Britain team for the UCI Road World Championships road race on Saturday ...

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Wiggins to play second fiddle at Worlds

Tour de France winner Bradley Wiggins is set to play a team role for Great Britain at the Road World Championships later this month, for which d...

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Medal Record

London 2012
  • 0 Gold
  • 1 Silver
  • 0 Bronze

Biography

Lizzie Armitstead’s breakthrough on the road came in the 2008-9 season with a stage win in the Tour de l’Ardeche and she wore the white jersey in the Giro d’Italia.

In 2012 she won both the Omloop van het Hageland and the Gent-Wevelgem races.

At the 2012 Olympics in London, Armitstead won silver in the women's road race.