11 Jan 2014

Buchanan wins NZ women's road race

5:33 pm on 11 January 2014

Te Awamutu cyclist Rushlee Buchanan has won her second national women's road race, outsprinting Auckland's Linda Villumsen to take the title in Christchurch.

Villumsen put the 2010 champion under pressure on the final lap but Buchanan beat her fellow London Olympian in a grandstand sprint finish.