Leah Thomas takes stage three and the overall victory at Women's Tour of Scotland

The American sprinted to victory from a small group and takes the general classification by five seconds in the Edinburgh rain

Leah Thomas wins stage three of the Tour of Scotland (SWpix)

Leah Thomas won the first edition of the Women’s Tour of Scotland, taking the final stage in Edinburgh on Sunday.

The American sprinted from a group of just nine riders, with Bigla team-mate Elise Chabbey finishing second and Stine Borgli (Norway) in third.

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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.