Dutch cyclists (Getty Images)
Cape Town - A sickening crash with 11km remaining has marred the Rio Olympic women's cycling road race.
Dutch star Annemiek van Vleuten was leading when she went over her handlebars on the final descent.
crashed heavily, head first into the pavement and hadn't moved as other
riders went past with grave fears for her well-being.
Van Vleuten's team-mate
Anna van der Breggen won the race in a tense sprint finish ahead of Sweden's Emma Johansson