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Cyclists, including Dutchwomen Anouska Van Der Zee (L), Mirjam Melchers (2nd L) and Canada's Lyne Bessette (third L) , pass the ancient Acropolis on the first lap of the women's Olympic cycling road race in Athens August 15, 2004. Some 67 competitors took the start of the 9 laps race over a distance of 118.8 kilometres that winds through central Athens. REUTERS/Eric Gaillard