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Cross: Lincolnshire win for Thompson

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Lincolnshire League Round 15
Location: Abbey Farm, Bardney, Lincolnshire
Event: 19 January 2014
Report: Snowdon Sports


George Thompson came from behind to take an impressive in round 15 of the Lincolnshire League at Abbey Farm on Sunday.

Only 33 riders lined up for the five-lap race and the Sleaford Wheeler was trailed Jeremy Durrin (Optum Pro Cycling) for much of the first lap, which took around 10 minutes to complete.

But Durrin suffered a problem when one of his pedals fell off and he had to complete the lap with just one, allowing Thompson to catch him.

With Durrin having to change his bike, Thompson upped the pace and pulled ten seconds away in front.

He stretched his lead out to a minute-and-a-half at one point although Durrin dug deep to get away from the attentions of Elmore Factory Racing duo Daryl Hewson and Rick Lister.

But it was still comfortable for Thompson and he finished a minute ahead of Durrin in second. Durrin was also comfortable with Hewson another minute behind him in third.

Results:

Senior:
1 George Thompson (Sleaford Wheelers) 52:18
2 Jeremy Durrin (Optum Pro Cycling) @1:02
3 Daryl Hewson (Elmore Factory Racing) @2:17
4 Rick Lister (Elmore Factory Racing) @2:41
5 Mark Cotton (Elmore Factory Racing) @4:05
6 Bart Kieres (Bourne Wheelers) @4:27
7 Gabby Durrin (Rapha Focus) @5:19
8 Nathan Smith (Bio Cadenza RT) @5:32
9 Ivan Oxborough (VC Lincoln) @5:39
10 Graham Clark (Elmore Factory Racing) @5:46
First vet:
Daryl Hewson (Elmore Factory Racing)
First woman:
Gabby Durrin (Rapha Focus)
First Vet 50:
Graham Clark (Elmore Factory Racing)
Junior:
Henry Thompson Sleaford wheelers geo brothers
Youth:
1 James Armstrong (VC Lincoln) 29:31
2 Max Williamson (Lincsquad) @3sec
3 Robbie Sturdy (Lincsquad) @5:24
First under 14:
Bradley Sprogis (Paul Milnes Cycles)
First girl:
Jessica Woodworth (Bourne Wheelers)
Under 12:
1 Max Poole (Lincsquad) 11:40
2 Alex Coleston-Shields (Lichfield CC) @30sec
3 Bryn Richards (Spalding CC) @1:20
First girl:
Abigail Armstrong (VC Lincoln)

 

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