The Italian Marta Bastianelli has Sunday the European title conquered in the road race at the women. Bastianelli was in Glasgow in a sprint with a large group faster than the Dutch Marianne Vos, the titelverdedigster, and the German Lisa Brennauer. Kaat Hannes was the first Belgian seventh.
The 31-year-old Bastianelli in 2007, was already world champion. Wednesday is the time trial at the women’s place. Ann-Sophie Duyck will then be the only Belgian to start. The road race for the men is next week Sunday, August 12, place.