insidethegames.com, by Nick Butler
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“I'm so proud of our team,” an elated Hosking said afterwards. “The girls really rose to the occasion today and rode like they were protecting the yellow jersey.
By Erin Greene
“I've been struggling in the last few races so while third isn't the victory we had hoped for I can definitely take some kind of confidence from it going into the next two days.”
By Chelsea White
Emma Johansson has joined the black and orange team at the number one spot in the UCI Rankings after some spectacular results this spring.
Beth’s initial surprise appearance was via video message, which was greeted by the capacity crowd of 6,000 with deafening screams and applause.
After a strong swim, Jenkins, Flora Duffy (BER) and Andrea Hewitt (NZL), made a break just after the halfway mark of the 40km bikel eg.
The former two-time road World Champion crossed the line well clear of her nearest rival.
Team USA, who improved to 4-0-0-0 (W-OTW-OTL-L), will play in the gold medal game at 10:30 p.m. ET tomorrow
“I want to pay tribute to what happened in Brussels,” the Belgian Champion said. “Riding in the Belgian jersey makes me proud and sad at the same time.