The Courier & Advertiser (Perth and Perthshire Edition)

Brennauer holds on for victory

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Germany’s Lisa Brennauer rode to victory in the Aviva Women’s Tour of Britain yesterday.

The Velocio-SRAM rider held her nerve on an attacking final day from Marlow to Hemel Hempstead.

The stage was won by Britain’s Hannah Barnes – Laura Trott was 25th – but it was Brennauer who took the top prize.

Jolien D’Hoore was second, with Christine Majerus third. Trott ended 17th overall with Barnes the highest-ranked Briton in fifth.

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