Hamilton wins Wisbech ‘Becky battle’ by seven seconds

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Attendance improved with the weather at the Wisbech Tuesday evening ‘10’, and 20 riders took to the road.

The ‘battle of the Beckys’ continues in the ladies with the tables turned once again in favour of Becky Hamilton who was seven seconds quicker than Becky Murley. Mat McClure was fastest overall with John Talbot second and Andrew Ward taking third.

On Saturday in the EDCA 10-mile championships at King’s Lynn, Stewart Emmett was the best of the Wisbech riders, in front of several seeded competitors.

Next was Phil Lee, followed eight seconds later by Talbot.

Results, Tue, June 7, 10 miles: Ladies – R Hamilton 26.40, R Murley 26.47, L Campion (vet 50+) 28.29, D Hallahan (vet 60+) 32.40. Men – M McClure 21.54, J Talbot 22.31, A Ward 22.46, R Sewell (vet 60+) 23.39, D McClure 24.25, A Jenkins 24.29, R Elbury 24.36, S Buttriss 24.45, P Baldwin (vet 60+) 25.35, S Harrison 25.54, A Bye (vet 60+) 26.02, J Brown (vet 70+) 26.36, P Willis (vet 60+) 27.58, S Hamilton 30.46. Tandem – P & C Sims 25.58.

EDCA 10-mile Champs: All vets – S Emmett (performance Coaching) 22.04, P Lee 22.38, J Talbot 22.46, K Roesner (Lichfield City CC) 50+ 23.36, J Brown 70+ 26.19, P Willis 60+ 27.29.