BBC Sport - UCI Road World Cup: Lizzie Armitstead buoyed by 'successful' start

Armitstead on 'successful' start

Commonwealth champion Lizzie Armitstead is optimistic ahead of this year's Road World Cup thanks to her "very successful" start to the season.

However, Armitstead, who won the Tour of Qatar last month, admits her main priority is a medal at the World Championships, which takes place in Virginia, USA in September.

The Olympic silver medallist also looks ahead to the 2016 Games in Rio, saying becoming Olympic champion is on her mind "every day".

Watch highlights of the Road World Cup on the BBC Red Button and this website on 23 March from 18:00 GMT.