It was Italy's day as Giorgia Bronzini outsprinted Marianne Vos (2nd) & Emma Johansson (3rd) for victory in the Women's Road Race.
Perfect race as Bronzini waited and bolted past Vos for an amazing sprint. The Italian squadra took time before the start with a special gesture to teammate Marina Romoli, who was seriously injured in a training accident last June. And, Bronzini dedicated her victory to former team coach, the late Franco Ballerini.
More reason to amore Italia, this is their second World Women's Road Race Championship in a row. Last year Tatiana Guderzo won the gold.
They are the grande gruppo!