The Dutch and Italian Team congregate before the race

2011 Women’s Elite World Championships

Simply Captioned Photographs from the 2011 Women’s Elite World Championships

The great Marianne Vos Rides to the Start With Her Teammates

Dutch and Italian Team Congregate before the race

Italian Women’s Team Always with their captain, World Champion Georgina Bronzini

A spare bike and wheels are taken to the start

Marianne Vos looks for her team 5 minutes before the race begins

Emma Pooley Makes an early move to toughen the race up for her teammates

A Fan Records the Race With her Video Camera

Clara Hughes Attacks off the Front in the final Laps

An Exhausted Rider is supported by a supporter

A south African Rider Details the Race with Close Companions

Marianne Vo’s Bike adorned with flowers is wheeled away after a frustrating second place