Vos retains European title

Team DSB Bank's sprint sensation Marianne Vos has retained the Under 23 women's road race European...

Team DSB Bank's sprint sensation Marianne Vos has retained the Under 23 women's road race European Champion title after taking out the event in Hungary over the weekend. Vos outsprinted Italy's Marta Bastianelli and Lithuanian Rada Leleivyte to take the title.

The 20 year-old reigning elite women's World Champion was delighted with what she described as "a beautiful victory, I gladly again had to win. I am quite glad that I succeeded."

Fellow professional youngster Linda Villumsen (T-Mobile), who narrowly missed out on the young rider's jersey at this month's Giro d'Italia Femminile, took the European Under 23 Time Trial Champion title at the weekend's event. GJ

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