Sport Commonwealth Games: Chloe Hosking wins women's cycling road race gold

05:00  14 april  2018
05:00  14 april  2018 Source:   ABC News

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Find out the latest news, stage reports, race scores and expert analysis from the 2010 2010 Commonwealth Games Women ' s Road Race . Lizzie Armistead (England), Rochelle Gilmore (Australia) and Chloe Hosking (Australia).

Women ' s cycling brought to you by orbea. GEELONG, Australia (CT) – Sweeping up an impressive victory on a hilly course and a spot on Australia’s Commonwealth Games team, Chloe Hosking (Ale-Cipollini) sprinted to victory at the women ’ s Cadel Evans Great Ocean Road Race on

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Australian Chloe Hosking has won the gold medal in the women's road race at the Commonwealth Games on the Gold Coast.

Georgia Williams from New Zealand was second and Danielle Rowe from England was third.

Hosking was brilliantly supported by her teammates, who led the peloton for most of the race and set up the victory in the final sprint.

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Chloe Hosking of Australia (centre) celebrates winning the women's cycling road race. © AAP Image/Dan Peled Chloe Hosking of Australia (centre) celebrates winning the women's cycling road race. Hosking's victory came after she recovered from a high-speed crash in the Tour of Flanders in Belgium last week.

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by Chloe Hosking . Cycling Australia recently announced the 41-rider squad that will represent Australia in various cycling disciplines at the Commonwealth Chloe Hosking 's name was on the list and the Canberran is set to line-up in the women ' s road race in her second Commonwealth Games .

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After the race, Hosking paid tribute to her teammates.

"I wish all six girls could have it [gold medallist] on their CV," she said on Channel Seven.

More to come.

Pictures: Commonwealth Games: Australia's medals

Gold medalist Dani Stevens of Australia, silver medalist Seems Punia of India and bronze medalist Navjeet Dillon of India on the podium. Commonwealth Games: Australia's medals

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Cate Campbell watched her little sister, Bronte, win gold in the pool from the grandstands after failing to make the finals herself last week and has revealed they are 'invisible' to each other before a race.Cate Campbell watched her little sister, Bronte, win gold in the pool from the grandstands after failing to make the finals herself last week.

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