Location: Cheltenham Racecourse, Gloucestershire
Event: 6 July 2012
Report: Snowdon Sports
There was some great youth racing at the Leisure Lakes Series at Cheltenham Racecourse in Gloucestershire on Friday evening.
The event, promoted by VC Montpellier, had racing for youngsters in most age categories, as well as adult racing.
Gloucester City CC rider Adam Beddall came out on top in the youth A (under-16) boys race, holding off Stratford CC’s Preslav Dimitrav for the win, while third spot went to Taylor Rowe (Ride 24/7).
In the Youth B (under-14) race it was Kier Lewis from Stratford CC who took the win, while William Crofts from Bristol Cycling Development Squad was second and Joe Wood (Cheltenham and County CC) third.
Halesowen A&CC rider Andrew Wheatley was fastest in the Youth C (under-12) race, beating Ben Sluman of the promoting VC Montpellier, while Harrison Smith (Cheltenham and County CC) was third.
Luke Simmonds (Stratford CC) beat David Meyer (Cheltenham and County CC) in the Youth D (under-10) race, while Jacob Smith (Cheltenham and County CC) beat team-mate Daniel Ascroft in the Youth E (under-8) race.
Finally, Cerys Simmonds (Stratford CC) won the Youth E (under-8) girls race.
1 Adam Beddall (Gloucester City CC)
2 Preslav Dimitrav (Stratford CC)
3 Taylor Rowe Ride 24/7)
4 Tom Marshall (VC Montpellier)
1 Kier Lewis (Stratford CC)
2 William Crofts (Bristol Cycling Development Squad)
3 Joe Wood (Cheltenham & County CC)
4 Elliot Lockley (unattached)
1 Andrew Wheatley (Halesowen A&CC)
2 Ben Sluman (VC Montpellier)
3 Harrison Smith (Cheltenham & County CC)
1 Luke Simmonds (Stratford CC)
2 David Meyer (Cheltenham & County CC)
1 Jacob Smith (Cheltenham & County CC)
2 Daniel Ascroft (Cheltenham & County CC)
Youth E Girls:
1 Cerys Simmonds (Stratford 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.