Lisa Brennauer wins Women's Tour stage in Stevenage to regain race lead

Elisa Longo-Borghini’s escape is all for nothing as Lisa Brennauer wins Aviva Women's Tour stage four in Stevenage and regains race lead. Photos by Andy Jones

Lisa Brennauer, Women's Tour 2015

(Image credit: Andy Jones)

Stage four of the Aviva Women’s Tour provided another exciting day’s racing, with German World time trial champion, Lisa Brennauer (Velocio-SRAM) winning her first stage after two second places.

The race, between Waltham Cross and Stevenage finished in a bunch sprint from a reduced group, with Brenauer ahead of Sweden’s Emma Johansson (Orica-AIS).

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Owen Rogers is an experienced journalist, covering professional cycling and specialising in women's road racing. He has followed races such as the Women's Tour and Giro d'Italia Donne, live-tweeting from Women's WorldTour events as well as providing race reports, interviews, analysis and news stories. He has also worked for race teams, to provide post race reports and communications.