First win of 2014 for Lizzie Armitstead at Omloop van het Hageland

Having made her way into a 17 rider break that was whittled down to two riders late in the race, Lizzie Armitstead (Boels-Dolmans) held off Emma Johansson (Orica-AIS), a former two-time winner of the race, in a sprint finish to claim the 2014 Omloop van het Hageland. Hitec Products' Audrey Cordon was too fast for Thalita de Jong (Rabobank Liv) and the remainders of the break as she claimed third place

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