Women's Tour: Lisa Brennauer wins title by six seconds
Germany's Lisa Brennauer won the Women's Tour after finishing fourth in the final stage taken by Hannah Barnes.
British rider Barnes won a sprint finish in Hemel Hempstead ahead of Belgium's Jolien D'hoore and Italian Simona Frapporti.
D'hoore was Brennauer's closest general classification rival but finished six seconds down on the Velocio-SRAM rider.
Brennauer said: "This is one of the biggest events on the women's calendar, so this victory means a lot to me."
Barnes said: "This stage win was the biggest aim of the year, so I'm happy to have pulled it off.
"The sprint was crazy - very difficult. I got boxed in at 100m to go but thankfully got free."
Stage five result:
1 Hannah Barnes (GBR/Unitedhealthcare Professional Cycling Team) 2hrs 40mins 51secs
2 Jolien D'Hoore (Bel/Wiggle Honda) Same time
3 Simona Frapporti (Ita/Ale Cipollini) Same time
4 Lisa Brennauer (Ger/Velocio - SRAM) Same time
5 Christine Majerus (Lux/Boels Dolmans Cycling Team) Same time
Overall classification after stage five:
1 Lisa Brennauer (Ger/Velocio - SRAM) 15hrs 3mins 24secs
2 Jolien D'Hoore (Bel/Wiggle Honda) +6secs
3 Christine Majerus (Lux/Boels Dolmans Cycling Team) +7secs
4 Emma Johansson (Swe/Orica - Ais) +13secs
5 Hannah Barnes (Gbr/Unitedhealthcare Professional Cycling Team) +14secs