Track: First grass title for Jo Tindley


Location: Heckington Showground, Lincolnshire
Event: 29 July 2012
Report: Snowdon Sports

Crowning her comeback season, Jo Tindley (VC St Raphael) claimed her first senior track title with victory in the women’s national 800 metres championship at the Heckington Show grass meeting in Lincolnshire.

The Stroud 25-year-old, who took a complete break from competition between 2007 and 2011, secured the gold medal ahead of Melissa Bury (Champion System-Maxgear) and Jodie Brumhead (Cottingham Coureurs).

Richard Meadows (Velo29) chalked up an 8-km scratch race and devil double in the supporting races which also saw wins for Rowan Elliott (VC St Raphael), Lewis Meadows (Cottingham Coureurs) and John McClelland (Prestige VC).


Women’s National 800 metres Championship:
1 Jo Tindley (VC St Raphael)
2 Melissa Bury (Champion System-Maxgear)
3 Jodie Brumhead (Cottingham Coureurs)
4 Sarra Boyd (Clee Cycles)
5 Rusine Heald (VC St Raphael)
6 Karen Lifford (VC Nottingham)
800m Scratch Final:
1 Rowan Elliott (VC St Raphael)
2 Lewis Meadows (Cottingham Coureurs)
3 Dave Heald (VC St Raphael)
8km Scratch:
1 Richard Meadows (Velo29)
2 Lewis Meadows
3 Gavin daley (VC Lincoln)
Tony Skinner Invitation Mile:
1 John McClelland (Prestige VC)
2 Richard Meadows
3 Dave Heald
Women’s 1-mile Scratch:
1 Jo Tindley
2 Sarra Boyd
3 Jodie Brumhead
1 Richard Meadows
2 John McClelland
3 Lewis Meadows
400m Handicap:
1 Lewis Meadows
2 Martin Ruepp (York Cycleworks)
3 Dave Heald
Lincolnshire Go-Ride Team Championship:
1 Lincsquad-Witham Wheelers
2 Sleaford Wheelers-Spalding
3 Spalding CC

British Cycling would like to thank the organising team, officials and everyone else who helped promote this event. Our sport could not exist without the hundreds of people, many of them unpaid volunteers, who put in many hours of hard work running events, activities and clubs.