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Dutch cyclist Van der Breggen wins gold in nail-biting Rio race

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Rio de Janeiro (dpa) - Anna van der Breggen delivered the Netherlands its first gold medal of the Rio Olympics on Sunday in a nail-biting finish to the women‘s cycling road race.

Van der Breggen, 26, overtook US cyclist Mara Abbott just before the finishing line, after Abbott had broken free during the final treacherous decent into Rio. Emma Johansson of Sweden took silver, while Elisa Longo Borghini won bronze.

British world champion road cyclist Lizzie Armitstead had been a favourite in the race, but lost precious time at its windswept start after having to change bicycles, reportedly because of a puncture.

She later made it up to the leaders‘ ranks, but never managed to break away. Armitstead almost did not get to compete in Rio after three missed doping tests over the last year, but successfully challenged one of them in the Court of Arbitration for Sport.

Belgian Olympic debutante Lotte Kopecky led during the slow first half of the race after breaking away from the peloton early on, but was then overtaken on a climb by more experienced riders who battled for first place as they closed in on the finishing line.

Dutch rider Annemiek van Vleuten crashed as she went around a rain-slicked corner while leading in the descent to Rio.

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