OVO Energy Tour offers first-ever hilltop finish in 2019

Coryn Rivera and teammates celebrate her overall victory at the OVO Energy Women's Tour

Organisers of the OVO Energy Women's Tour have announced the introduction of a hilltop finish for the first time in the event's six-year history. The event is part of the Women's WorldTour and will take place from June 10-15. Warwickshire, which has hosted the event for four seasons, will be the location of the event’s first-ever hilltop finish through Burton Dassett Country Park on Thursday, June 13, at the end of the fourth stage. Stage 4 will start in Warwick and race 158km to the three finishing circuits through Burton Dassett Country Park. Before beginning the circuits, the peloton will tackle the south-west side of Edge Hill. The race will then start the final loops clockwise around Burton Dassett and Farnborough. The final climb through the finish line is 1.7km with gradients of 15 per cent and an average of 4.9 per cent. In total, stage 4 includes 1,513m of ...

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