Hosking takes final Tour Down Under stage while Spratt seals her third overall victory

Fascinating criterium stage brings changes to overall podium

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Timing her sprint to perfection, Chloe Hosking won stage four of the Santos Women’s Tour Down Under in Adelaide on Sunday, taking the final day's victory for the third consecutive year.

Despite having earlier used energy in the intermediate sprints, the Australian from Alé-Cipollini came off the wheel of stage one winner Letizia Paternoster (Trek-Segafredo) only in the final metres.

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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.