World bronze for Clarion ace Lilley

Fenland Clarion rider Alison Lilley made the podium at the World Masters Track Championships in Manchester last week.

Thursday, 20th October 2016, 2:23 pm
Updated Tuesday, 25th October 2016, 5:16 pm
Alison Lilley.

She took the bronze medal in the women’s 45-49-years scratch race over 5km. Clubmate Lindsay Clarke was fifth in her 50-54 age category.

In the points races both just missed out on a medal finishing fourth in their respective age groups while in the 2,000m pursuit Lilley was sixth in her age group in 2:49.47 and Clarke ninth in 2:47.92

Steve Clarke clocked a personal best 2:48.74 in the men’s 55-59 2,000m pursuit for 29th place.

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Malcolm Smith.

Lindsay Clarke has also been going well in cyclo-cross racing of late.

She was second woman Over 50 in the National Trophy meeting in Derby and also runner-up in the women’s race at the Witham Wheelers event at Stroxton.

Katie Blake was 11th in the Under 12 girls race at Stroxton while in the Central Cyclo-Cross League meeting at Leighton Buzzard, Jerry Norman (Under 16) gained a sixth place finish and Ruby Issac was second girl in the Under 10 race.


Ruby Isaac on the podium (right).

Peterborough Cycling Club’s Malcolm Smith, a former World Masters champion, took part in the National Closed Circuit Championships at Thruxton in Hampshire on Saturday and finished second in the 50-54 age group.

He completed the 11-mile course in 25:11 for an average speed of 26.21mph.

Steve Clarke.
Malcolm Smith.
Ruby Isaac on the podium (right).
Steve Clarke.