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Cycling: Machacova crowned women's points race champion

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(Globalpost/GlobalPost)

Jarmila Machacova claimed her first world title with victory in the women's points race at the cycling world championships in Minsk on Saturday.

A silver medallist in the discipline two years ago in the Netherlands, the 27-year-old Czech finished ahead of Mexico's Sofia Arreola and Giorgia Bronzini of Italy.

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