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2013 British National Track Championships - Day 1
By Mark Sharon
Date: 9/25/2013
2013 British National Track Championships - Day 1
2013 Daily Peloton

25 September, 2013: 2013 British National Track Championships DAY ONE RESULTS ROUND-UP

Results from day one of competition at the National Cycling Centre in Manchester where Ed Clancy beat fellow Olympic Team Pursuit Champion Steven Burke to take gold in the menís Individual Pursuit, Olympian Jess Varnish took victory in the womenís 500m Time Trial and World Champion Jon-Allan Butterworth (with a new World Record) and Sophie Thornhill and Helen Scott (pilot) took the two Para-cycling Pursuit gold medals.

Menís Individual Pursuit
Gold: Edward Clancy (Rapha Condor JLT) 4.26.015
Silver: Steven Burke (Node4-Giordana Racing) 4.27.408
Bronze: Joseph Kelly (100% ME) caught in 3.00.555

Speaking to British Cycling after the final, double Olympic Champion, Ed Clancy said: ďFour laps to go in the final I just gritted my teeth and dug in as much as I could. It was hard, I just went flat out. It was good to see Steven Burke and Joe riding hard; itís looking good for the Team Pursuit.Ē

Womenís 500m Time Trial
Gold: Jessica Varnish (Team V-Sprint Racing) 34.445
Silver: Victoria Williamson (VC Norwich) 34.913
Bronze: Dannielle Khan (Solihull CC) 35.345

Talking to British Cycling after the race, new National Champion Jess Varnish said: ďItís not a personal best but itís the best I could have done today, Iím just happy to take the win!Ē

Para-cycling Time Trial

BVI Mixed 1000m
Gold: Sophie Thornhill (Sportcity Velo) and Helen Scott (pilot) (Performance Cycle Coaching) 1.09.714
Silver: Neil Fachie (Ythan CC) and Peter Mitchell (pilot) (Performance Cycle Coaching) 1.02.489
Bronze: Aileen McGlynn and Lauryn Therin (pilot) (Champion System) 1.10.174

C1-5 Mixed 500m/1000m
Gold: Jon-Allan Butterworth (Performance Cycle Coaching) 1.05.725 (new World Record)
Silver: Shaun McKeown (GS Avanti) 1.12.712
Bronze: Crystal Lane (Scott Contessa Epic) 39.793


2013 British National Track Championships

Tickets are still available for a selection of sessions across Friday 27th Ė Sunday 29th September via Ticketmaster.


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