TT: Narrow win for Goldsworthy in Ian Walls Memorial

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Location: Bishopton, Renfrewshire
Event: 13 July 2013
Report: Snowdon Sports


Four seconds covered the top three riders as Silas Goldsworthy (Sandy Wallace Cycles) claimed a narrow victory in Glasgow Wheelers’ Ian Walls Memorial 10-mile time trial.

The 27-year-old Edinburgh rider covered the Bishopton course in 20-32 for a winning margin of just two seconds over Iain Grant (Dooley’s Cycles RT) with his own team-mate Alan Thomson a further second away in third place.

The field included three riders who had broken 20 minutes this season – Goldsworthy, Grant and Ben Peacock – but despite the sunny conditions, hopes of a super-fast day were blown away by a strong westerly wind.

Grant secured the Ian Walls Memorial Trophy as best veteran on age-related standard times, his plus of 5-35 proving five seconds too good for Davie Millar (Glasgow Couriers), the winner in each of the previous six years.


Result:

1 Silas Goldsworthy (Sandy Wallace Cycles) 20-32
2 Iain Grant (Dooleys Cycles RT) 20-34
3 Alan Thomson (Sandy Wallace Cycles) 20-35
4 Chris Smart (Paisley Velo RT) 20-58
5 Ben Peacock (Paisley Velo RT) 21-00
6 Gerry McGarrity (Inverclyde Velo) 21-08
7 Barry McGurk (Glasgow RC) 21-19
8 Allan Mill (Sandy Wallace Cycles) 21-30
9 Jim Cusick (Glasgow Couriers) 21-44
10 Nick Tryon (Royal Navy & Royal Marines CA) 21-44

Woman: Lynsey Curran (Glasgow Couriers) 24-34
Youth: Stuart Turvey (Sandy Wallace Cycles) 23-48
Veterans on standard: Iain Grant +5-35


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