Lizzie Deignan explains how she won the national title for a fourth time in seven years

Boels-Dolmans forced to attack to neutralise Barnes' sprint

Lizzie Deignan celebrates with her family after winning her fourth British title

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Lizzie Deignan explained that she had to force a reduced selection to win the road race at British National Championships for a fourth time.

The Boels-Dolmans rider crossed the finishing line in Douglas, Isle of Man, more than 100 metres ahead of Katie Archibald (Team WNT) and Hannah Barnes (Canyon-SRAM).

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