Dideriksen wins women's world road race

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DOHA: Denmark's Amalie Dideriksen was the surprise winner of the women's road race event at the world championships in Qatar on Saturday.

The 20-year-old stunned one of the favourites, Kirsten Wild on the finishing line in a sprint finish to take the coveted rainbow jersey.

Finland's Lotta Lepisto took third, with defending champion Lizzie Deignan of Britain finishing fourth.

RESULTS

1. Amalie Dideriksen (Denmark / Denmark) 3:10:27"

2. Kirsten Wild (Netherlands / Netherlands) ST

3. Lotta Lepistoe (Finland / Finland)

4. Elizabeth Deignan (Britain / Great Britain)

5. Marta Bastianelli (Italy / Italy)

6. Roxane Fournier (France / France)

7. Chloe Hosking (Australia / Australia)

8. Sheyla Gutierrez (Spain / Spain)

9. Joelle Numainville (Canada / Canada)

10. Jolien D'Hoore (Belgium / Belgium)

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