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Wisbech skate victor Eve warms up for GB trip


London Speed Skaters played hosts this weekend to Wisbech Inline Speed Skating Club, along with other skaters from the UK and Europe.

The event included a 30-minute quad and inline endurance challenge, a half marathon and a full marathon, with almost 150 skaters competing across the three races.

The event was held at the prestigious Lee Valley Velopark within the Olympic Park which features corners and inclines all around the one-mile track.

Eight skaters from Wisbech took part in their chosen events – Flynn McGurk, Dylan Taylor, Harrison Tuck, Eve McInerney, Oli Johnson, Jo Tidman, Mike McInerney and Barrie Wiles.

Eve McInerney won the female cadets, winning £50 prize money.

Mike McInerney was second in the men’s seniors, Jo Tidman second in the ladies’ veterans, Oli Johnson third in the male cadets and Flynn McGurk third in the pupil boys’ category.

The team travel to Belgium this week where they will be competing in the Flanders Grand Prix European Championships, with 13-year-old Eve McInerney representing Great Britain.

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