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Summary

  1. Kasia Niewiadoma wins stage four in hill-top finish
  2. Liane Lippert takes the overall lead in the Women's Tour
  3. British rider Lizzie Deignan finishes third in stage
  4. The 158-mile stage started in Warwick and finished in Burton Dassett
  5. Women's Tour moves on to Wales for stage five

Live Reporting

All times stated are UK

  1. Our live coverage across the day

    That's all for our coverage of stage four of the Women's Tour.

    Stage five moves on to Powys, in Wales, and it will be anything but an easy ride for the competitiors.

    With a total 2,206 metres of elevation, organisers say the 140km (87-mile) route promises to be "the hardest in the event’s history".

  2. Crowds watch as Kasia Niewiadoma wins at Burton Dassett

    Here's the moment Kasia Niewiadoma crossed the finish line in front of the crowds at Burton Dasett in Warwickshire.

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    Video caption: Women's Tour: Kasia Niewiadoma wins stage four
  3. 'I knew this was the stage for me'

    Speaking to the official Women's Tour website, stage winner Kasia Niewiadoma said the "short, punchy hills" worked to her advantage.

    "I knew I needed to be there and have a great position at the bottom of the climb and then see what happens." she said.

    Kasia Niewiadoma
    Quote Message: I felt so bad because of the rain and cold. But once you attack you go into this weird suffering mode, you forget about everything and you just want to get to the line first." from Kasia Niewiadoma Canyon/SRAM Racing
    Kasia NiewiadomaCanyon/SRAM Racing
  4. Deignan on balancing elite cycling with motherhood

    If you missed Tom Fordyce's interview with Lizzie Deignan from a few days ago, it's well worth a read.

    She talks about balancing the challenges of elite cycling and becoming a new mum.

    Lizzie Deignan

    "Those first six weeks were absolutely brutal," she says.

    "And because you've never done it before, you have no idea that it's going to get easier.

    "I wasn't thinking 'I miss cycling'. I was thinking 'I miss sleep'."

    Read more.

  5. 'All change' in Women's Tour standings

    Lianne Lippert leads the Women's Tour from today's stage winner Kasia Niewiadoma and then Lizzie Deignan.

    Read the full results on the Women's Tour website.

    View more on twitter
  6. Britain's Lizzie Deignan takes Best British Rider jersey

    Britain's Lizzie Deignan came third on stage four of the Women's Tour to secure another podium place.

    The Women's Tour winner in 2016, was awarded British Cycling's Best British Rider jersey.

    Lizzie Deignan

    The 30-year-old has just recently returned to the sport after the birth of her daughter.

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  7. Stage winner receives trophy designed by schoolgirl

    Kasia Niewiadoma has received her Women's Tour stage trophy from a Kenilworth schoolgirl, who designed it herself.

    The trophy was designed by 10-year-old Beatrice Hurst, from Priors Field Primary School, who won a county-wide competition.

    She was joined on stage by county council leader Izzi Seccombe.

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  8. Women's Tour: Lianne Lippert takes overall lead

    German rider Lianne Lippert has taken overall lead of the Women's Tour after coming second across the line, said to winner Kasia Niewiadoma.

    Kasia Niewiadoma

    They will provisionally sit level on time going into tomorrow's stage in Powys, said organisers.

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  9. Kasia Niewiadoma wins Women's Tour stage

    Kasia Niewiadoma of Poland is the winner of the Warwickshire stage of the Women's Tour after a hill-top sprint, for the first time in the race's history.

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  10. Storm clouds over the finishing line

    Dan Pallett

    BBC Midlands Today Sport

    Storm clouds as well as spectators have gathered for the Women's Tour finish.

    The end of the world or end of the race?

    Women's Tour
  11. New frontrunner takes Queen of the Mountains points

    Kasia Niewiadoma of Poland takes the Queen of the Mountains points on the second climb of Burton Dassett.

    The race is on it's final lap now with just 10km to go.

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  12. Spectators gather for Women's Tour finish

    Dan Pallett

    BBC Midlands Today Sport

    Plenty of hardy spectators have gathered for the Women's Tour race finish at Burton Dassett Country Park.

    Spectators
  13. Women's Tour: Cyclists tackle park hills

    Riders will tackle the 1.7km climb through Burton Dassett Country Park three times, with the competition featuring it's first hill-top finish.

    Sarah Roy, who's been out front for much of the day, is still leading.

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  14. Women's Tour: Roy wins first Queen of the Mountains

    Sarah Roy is still out in front after taking her first Queen of the Mountains points over Burton Dasset.

    She and Femke Markus have an advantage of just over a minute on the peloton now.

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  15. Women's Tour: Riders tackle for Queen of the Mountains climb

    With less then 40km remaining, the cyclists are about to tackle the first Queen of the Mountains climb of the day at Sun Rising Hill.

    Women's Tour

    The leaders are now only four minutes and 15 seconds ahead of the rest of the riders.

  16. Gap closing between peloton and frontrunners

    With less than 50km remaining the peloton is increasing its chase on the breakaway group of three.

    Peloton

    The gap is now less than six minutes, as the race is about to pass through Pillerton Priors where a sprint will be contested.

    Peloton
  17. In pictures: Three lead the pack

    Here's Charlotte Becker of Germany with Femke Markus of The Netherlands and Sarah Roy of Australia at the bridge of a hill in the village of Princethorpe, ahead of the pack.

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    Peloton
    Gracie Elvin
    Image caption: Gracie Elvin of Australia and Team Mitchelton-Scott
  18. Women's Tour: Peloton closing in

    With 66km to go in the Women's Tour the gap between the three breakaway riders and the rest of the pack is down to just over seven minutes now.

    Sarah Roy, Remke Marjus and Charlotte Becker

    Australian Sarah Roy, German cyclist Charlotte Becker and Femke Markus from the Netherlands are being chased by the main pack, led by team Trek-Segafredo.