Kasia Niewiadoma takes victory on tough Women’s Tour stage four

Young German Liane Lippert finishes second and takes overall lead

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Kasia Niewiadoma took the second win of her season on stage four of the Women’s Tour on Thursday. The former Polish champion was aggressive in the latter stages of the race, eventually out sprinting Liane Lippert at Burton Dassett Country Park in Warwickshire.

Second place for Lippert saw the German Sunweb rider move into the overall lead ahead of the two final testing stages in Wales.

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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.