Emma Johansson wins opening stage of Women's Tour

Lizzie Armitstead misses out in bunch sprint as Friends Life Women's Tour kicks off

Emma Johansson (Orica-AIS) won the undulating opening stage of the Friends Life Women's Tour in Northampton on Wednesday, beating Marianne Vos (Rabo-Liv) into second.

British rider Hannah Barnes (UnitedHealthcare) placed third to take the best young rider jersey.

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