Updated: Sunday, 03 August 2014 18:19 | By Agence France-Presse

Road race gold for Armitstead in Glasgow

England's Lizzie Armitstead went one better than four years ago in New Delhi as she claimed gold in the women's road race at the Commonwealth Games in Glasgow on Sunday.


Road race gold for Armitstead in Glasgow

England's Lizzie Armitstead celebrates as she crosses the line to win the women's road race at the 2014 Commonwealth Games in Glasgow, Scotland on August 3, 2014 - by Ben Stansall

Armitstead finished the 98km course in a time of two hours 38 minutes and 43 seconds.

Fellow English rider Emma Pooley finished 25 seconds behind to finish second to add to the silver she won in the time trial.

A photo finish saw South Africa's Ashleigh Pasio claim bronze just ahead of Australia's Gracie Elvin.

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