Norway's Thor Hushovd claims world road race crown

Thor Hushovd won a bunch sprint from a whittled down leading peloton to claim the blue riband men’s road race title at the world championships in Australia on Sunday.

Hushovd is the first Norwegian to win the coveted crown as he relegated Denmark’s Matti Breschel and home hope Allan Davis to the minor podium positions after 262.7 kilometers of racing around Melbourne.

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Source: CNN International

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