Cycling-Vos goes solo to retain road race world title (Reuters)

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FLORENCE, Italy, Sept 28 (Reuters) – A brutal acceleration helped Dutchwoman Marianne Vos retain her road race world title on Saturday. The Olympic champion made her move in the steep ramp on the Via Salviati and never looked back, widening the gap to her rivals in the final four kilometres. Swede Emma Johansson took second place after outsprinting Italian Rossella Ratto. The Italian team, with double world champion Giorgia Bronzini, were looking to isolate Vos, but she never looked troubled, having Anna van der Breggen to thank after her team mate protected her all day. In the last of five …

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