Women’s Omnium Meeting – Part of the National Series
Leader Janet Birkmyre (TORQ Performance) was a late withdrawal due to a back problem, which has enabled Joanna Smith (Adalta Cycling Club) who totalled the most points at Reading Palmer Park to move above Janet. Amber Joseph ([email protected] House) who was second at Reading moves to third place. Madeline Moore (TORQ Performance), who also did the dernyfest 10k heat and 20k final, was sixth at Reading and drops to fourth place.
In the 15k derny final with 4 riders it was a win for Gavin Mitchell (Twickenham CC) paced by Tim Read.
In the 20k Final with six riders it was a win for Cameron Fraser (Nuun-Sigma Sport-London RT) paced by Tony Hibbert. Madeline Moore(TORQ Performance) did very well to finish fourth.
In the 25k final with nine riders Dylan Thomas ( VC Meudon) with pacer Glenn O’Brien moved to the front shortly after the start and opened up a lead of almost half a lap before the gap gradually closing with 15 laps of the 55 lap race to go, to eventually finish fifth.
At the end of 55 laps it was Alistair Rutherford ( Secret-Training cc) paced by Pip Taylor first by 3 secs from a very close fight for the final placings. It ended with Tom Ward (Loughborough Students CC) paced by John Heffernan in second just beating Mikey Mottram (HR Owen Maserati RT) paced by Nick Rosenthall.