BBC Sport - Road World Championships: Lizzie Armitstead denied in photo-finish

Armitstead denied in thrilling finish

France's Pauline Ferrand Prevot wins gold in a thrilling sprint finish to the women's road race at the Road World Championships.

Lisa Brennauer of Germany finished second with Emma Johansson of Sweden third, but Britain's Lizzie Armitstead finished seventh to miss out on a medal while defending champion Marianne Vos also failed to make the podium.

More than a dozen riders fell in a nasty crash early on in the race in Ponferrada, northern Spain.

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