Lizzie Deignan back to winning ways as Brit wins GC at the Tour de Suisse Women

Marta Bastianelli took the final stage from a nine woman breakaway

Lizzie Deignan
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Lizzie Deignan returned to winning ways at the Tour de Suisse on Sunday, finishing in the bunch to take the general classification by one second.

Having admitted she messed up the sprint on Saturday’s stage one, Deignan was back to her predatory best in Frauenfeld, constantly well-positioned and alert, directing her Trek-Segafredo team to neutralise any threats.

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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.