Lizzie Deignan to miss British National Championships after intensive spring campaign

The former national champion says she needs rest after returning to racing this spring

(Image credit: Getty Images)

After returning to racing in April after the birth of her daughter, Lizzie Deignan has confirmed she will not be racing the British Road National Championships later this month.

Currently riding the Women’s Tour for her Trek-Segafredo squad, the 30-year-old former world champion is opting instead for a period of rest before her final build up for the World Championships in Yorkshire in September.

Thank you for reading 20 articles this month* Join now for unlimited access

Enjoy your first month for just £1 / $1 / €1

*Read 5 free articles per month without a subscription

Join now for unlimited access

Try first month for just £1 / $1 / €1