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Masters dominate the field at cycling champs

Masters dominate the field at cycling champs

Lucy McDonald’s, front, win over all the females was the biggest surprise of the day, beating the likes of Dani Adendorff, Adrianna Skurosz and Tarina…

Wednesday, Oct 19

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Lucy McDonald’s, front, win over all the females was the biggest surprise of the day, beating the likes of Dani Adendorff, Adrianna Skurosz and Tarina Moorfield. CISNOC/22101730 Masters cyclists dominated the field at the Cook Islands Games cycling time trial race and Cycling Federation national championships on the weekend.

Event manager Kevin Henderson said, apart from the results displaying potential of junior riders, masters competitors showed how dominant they were on Saturday.

“Some entering under the opens and the others in their categories, the top three in the masters men’s category, were only eight seconds apart, and it could easily have been a different result.

“A masters woman beating all the open women as well, you have to give it your all during the race because any hesitation throughout could be the difference of one or more seconds as you can see by the results.”

Lucy McDonald’s win over all the females was the biggest surprise of the day, beating the likes of Dani Adendorff, Adrianna Skurosz and Tarina Moorfield, Henderson said.

Unfortunately, Alyce Edwards succumbed to an illness the day before and was gutted to be unable to compete in what she has been so dominant in over the past few years.

Likewise, Darius Allsworth succumbed to a health problem after an extraordinary two weeks of competing, and was unable to compete in the U18 category.Henderson described the event as a simple race of “the fastest cyclists wins in their category”.That included open men and women, masters men and women, and under 18 […]

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