'A big pity' to miss Paris-Roubaix Femmes podium by four seconds, says Brennauer

Lisa Brennauer (Ceratizit-WNT) finishes fourth in Paris-Roubaix
Lisa Brennauer (Ceratizit-WNT) finishes fourth in Paris-Roubaix (Image credit: Getty Images Sport)

Of the two five-star cobbled sectors at Paris-Roubaix Femmes, one would prove decisive in determining the final result – though not for the overall win.

Lizzie Deignan (Trek-Segafredo) was long gone by the time the 15-woman chase group two minutes behind her reached Camphin-en-Pévèle with 20 kilometres to go, but a crash – and an attack – on the mud-coated sector would end up deciding the remainder of the podium behind the Briton.

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