World Championships: Villumsen flies under the radar ahead of women's time trial

Two years ago at the World Championships in Richmond, Linda Villumsen stormed to victory in the women's time trial. It was a stunning win for a rider who had built a reputation on so many near misses in major championships. The ensuing drama that developed over her decision to ride a non-team regulated bike somewhat overshadowed the post-race euphoria but two years on, the experienced Kiwi is back at the Worlds and hoping to repeat her Richmond experience – minus the bike drama.

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