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National’s glory was on the line this weekend.

TEAM GARMIN-CERVELO – WOMEN: Huge week for the Garmin-Cervélo women’s team with seven medals at the National Championships..

ITALY: Noemi Cantele did the double by taking both the road race and the time trial. Cantele outsprinted Tatiana Guderzo to win her first elite road championship title.


UNITED KINGDOM: Lizzie Armitstead won the women’s British RR National Championships outsprinting Nicole Cooke, with Sharon Laws and Emma Pooley (Garmin-Cervelo) in third and fourth place, while Lucy Martin (Garmin-Cervelo) took 6th, 2nd in U23.

interviewVideo: Lizzie Armitstead speaks immediately after crossing the line.

DENMARK: Trine Schmidt took her second bronze medal this week in the Women’s road race. On Thursday, she placed third in the Individual Time Trial.



BRAZIL: Murilo Fischer defended his road race title in style after a great solo win yesterday.


LITHUENIA: Former U23 National RR champion, Ramunas Navardauskas, can now in honour wear the Lithuanian colors in the pro-ranks after a great performance yesterday.

NORWAY: Thor Hushovd couldn’t retain his road race title that instead went to Alexander Kristoff (BMC) who won in a two-up sprint with Vegard Stake Laengen (Joker Merida). Hushovd was the best of the rest crossing the line 1m21s later for 3rd place.