Cross: Whittington wins again in Bath

Cross: Whittington wins again in Bath

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Location: Odd Down Cycling Circuit, Bath
Event: 17 November 2013
Report: Snowdon Sports

John Whittington (Team Diabetes UK) took off from the start in a great display of Cyclo-Cross riding to take his third victory of the season in Bath.

A record turnout for the Western League of more than 100 riders turned out to compete on a new circuit including sections of the close-road Odd Down Cycling Circuit, this was mixed with some slippery root section and some hurdles.

Whittington, aged 25 and from Bristol, led from the start using his mountain bike skills to effortlessly bunny hop the hurdles.

Behind Joe Griffiths (Strada) soloed his way to second place and Scott Chalmers (Dream Cycling) did the same for third.

The Veterans race was much closer with the lead changing constantly in the first half before Simon Snowden (Cycology Bikes) put his mark on proceedings to take the win.


1 John Whittington (Diabetes UK)
2 Joe Griffiths (Strada)
3 Scott Chalmers (Dream Cycling)
4 Liam Glen (Wheelbase Altura)
5 Pete Giddings (VC Walcot)
6 David Basacilliza (Bristol CX)
7 James Britton (Bristol CX)
8 Dave Hall (University of Bath CC)
9 Andrew Burridge (Swarm)
10 Mark Earley (University of Bath CC)

Vets 40+
1 Simon Snowden (Cycology Bikes)
2 Matyn Green (Bristol CX)
3 Tony Davies (Team Dream)
4 Pete Hutchinson (Cotswold Veldrijden)
5 Nigel Brown (Westbury Whls)
6 Martyn Dymond (High Mountain)
1st Women- Claire Smith (Cotswold Veldrijden)
1st Junior- Oliver Hayward (Gloucester County Cycling)

1 Matt Frotesi (Team Severn RC)
2 Sam Tippett (Team Severn RC)
3 Connor Hutchinson (Cotswold Veldrijden)
1st girl- Kiara Hutchinson (Cotswold Veldrijden)

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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.