Imola World Championships: 10 riders to watch in the elite women's road race

The podium at the 2019 World Championships
The podium at the 2019 World Championships (Image credit: Getty Images)

The top elite women from each nation have arrived in the central Emilia-Romagna region of Italy for the 2020 UCI Road World Championships, held from September 24-27 in Imola. 

The elite women's time trial kicked off the event, with Anna van der Breggen of the Netherlands winning the world title ahead of Marlen Reusser (Switzerland), while Ellen van Dijk (Netherlands) took the bronze. 

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Kirsten Frattini
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Kirsten Frattini is the Deputy Editor of Cyclingnews, overseeing the global racing content plan.

Kirsten has a background in Kinesiology and Health Science. She has been involved in cycling from the community and grassroots level to professional cycling's biggest races, reporting on the WorldTour, Spring Classics, Tours de France, World Championships and Olympic Games.

She began her sports journalism career with Cyclingnews as a North American Correspondent in 2006. In 2018, Kirsten became Women's Editor – overseeing the content strategy, race coverage and growth of women's professional cycling – before becoming Deputy Editor in 2023.