Cycling: Giorgia Bronzini beats Laura Trott in London Grand Prix

Italy's Giorgia Bronzini beat Marianne Vos in the final few metres to win cycling's RideLondon Grand Prix.

Olympic silver medallist Lizzie Armitstead was third, ahead of Eileen Roe and British road-race champion and Olympic gold medallist Laura Trott, who finished fourth and fifth respectively.

"I really wanted to win in this beautiful city," said Bronzini.

Gioriga Bronzini beats Marinne Vos to win the Women's Grand Prix in London

Bronzini was thrilled to win the race following narrowly missing out in London during the 2012 Olympics

"Women's cycling is full of power and we have nothing less than the men and we showed that."

In a show of strength across British women's cycling,  seven of the top 10 finishers of the 1.3-mile lap race around London's St James' Park were British.

RideLondon attracted thousands of cycling fans to England's capital city, who were able to ride the courses the professionals compete on.

Ride London

Thousands of cycling fans took to London's streets for the event, which continues on Sunday

The event continues on Sunday when 2012 Tour de France winner and Olympic gold medallist Sir Bradley Wiggins competes in the men's Classic 100-mile Surrey to London race for Team Sky.

The event will be broadcast live on BBC One and online from 14:00 BST.