Wiles wins in Admiral Hill

American takes over the GC from teammate Guarnier

Tayler Wiles (United States) won stage 4 of the Women's Tour of New Zealand from a breakaway that succeeded to the final climb in Admiral Hill. It is the third stage win for the US National team, having already won the opening team time trial and the second stage. Wiles won the race to the top of the hill ahead of Lauren Kitchen (Australia) by one second and Joanne Hogan (Tibco-SVB) by five seconds.

The win pushed Wiles up into the overall race lead ahead of the event's previous race leader and her own teammate Megan Guarnier. Guarnier is now sitting in second place six seconds back and teammate Evelyn Stevens is in third overall nine seconds back.

 

Results

#Rider Name (Country) TeamResult
1Tayler Wiles (USA) United States3:06:04 
2Lauren Kitchen (Aus) Australia0:00:01 
3Joanne Hogan (Aus) Tibco-SVB0:00:05 
4Ellen Skerritt (Aus) Hi5 Dream Team0:00:17 
5Lauren Hall (USA) United States0:00:24 
6Denise Ramsden (Can) Pepper Palace Pro Cycling p/b The Happy Tooth0:02:25 
7Linda Villumsen (Aus) Ramblers Club  
8Evelyn Stevens (USA) United States0:03:11 
9Megan Guarnier (USA) United States  
10Katrin Garfoot (Aus) Australia  
General classification after stage 4
#Rider Name (Country) TeamResult
1Tayler Wiles (USA) United States11:07:07 
2Megan Guarnier (USA) United States0:00:06 
3Evelyn Stevens (USA) United States0:00:09 
4Lauren Kitchen (Aus) Australia0:00:19 
5Lauren Hall (USA) United States0:00:23 
6Katrin Garfoot (Aus) Australia0:00:24 
7Rachel Neylan (Aus) Australia0:00:27 
8Lauren Stephens (USA) Tibco-SVB0:00:48 
9Joanne Hogan (Aus) Tibco-SVB0:00:51 
10Miranda Griffiths (Aus) Holden Racing Team0:01:16 
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