In the time trial, the Netherlands went one-two with Annemiek van Vleuten and Anna van der Breggen to ensure they would start as heavy favourites in the road race. Despite a late crash, Blaak took it upon herself to ensure a famous double for the oranje and the biggest win of her career.Van Vleuten and van der Breggen carried their form into the road race and both finished top-ten.
Australian Katrin Garfoot won the race for silver, to add to her bronze in the TT, while defending champion Amalie Dideriksen was valiant in sprinting for bronze.
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