Lizzie Armitstead wins Trofeo Alfredo Binda in Italy

Lizzie Armitstead
Armitstead won silver in the road race at the London 2012 Olympics

Britain's Lizzie Armitstead has won the Trofeo Alfredo Binda in Italy, the second round of the UCI Road World Cup.

The 26-year-old sprinted ahead of French world champion Pauline Ferrand-Prevot in second and Dutchwoman Anna Van Der Breggen, who finished third.

Defending champion Armitstead now leads the 2015 standings after victory in the 123.7km race, with the Tour of Flanders the next event on 5 April.

The Commonwealth champion won the Tour of Qatar in February.