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Armitstead wins Commonwealth Games gold

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Lizzie Armitstead wins the women's road race at the 2014 Commonwealth Games in Glasgow.

Lizzie Armitstead wins the women's road race at the 2014 Commonwealth Games in Glasgow.
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Lizzie Armitstead flanked by Emma Pooley and Ashleigh Pasio on the podium of the Commonwealth Games women's road race.

Lizzie Armitstead flanked by Emma Pooley and Ashleigh Pasio on the podium of the Commonwealth Games women's road race.
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Lizzie Armitstead caught and passed England teammate Emma Pooley to win Commonwealth Games gold.

Lizzie Armitstead caught and passed England teammate Emma Pooley to win Commonwealth Games gold.
(Image credit: AFP)

Lizzie Armitstead (England) put the pain of missing out four years ago behind her as she raced to Commonwealth Games gold in the women’s road race. Armitstead finished second to Australia’s Rochelle Gilmore in Delhi 2010, but was in formidable form in Glasgow.