Marianne Vos: Bastianelli was too strong in Vargarda

Having won the race three times before, in 2009, 2013, and 2018, Marianne Vos (CCC-Liv) was among the favourites for Sunday's Postnord Vårgårda WestSweden Road Race. Wearing the bib number one as last year's winner, Vos came into the race aiming to defend her title but was pipped at the line by a faster sprinter - Marta Bastianelli.

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