Youth riders take on Bowl

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Young cyclists from Milton Keynes raced around the Bowl in preparation for the National Youth Championships in early June.

In the U8s, Ruben Snelson fell in a sprint for the line, dashing any hopes of a win, but thankfully with no lasting injuries.

Edward Johnson finished just off the podium, while sisters Elena-Rose and Evie-Louise Fereday finished second and third respectively in the girl’s category, with Isla Bohannon fourth.

The U10’s saw Joel Corbishley narrowly beaten into 2nd place with Alex Russell in third. Ralph Bohannon finished in sixth.

In the girls category Molli Keenor chased hard in the final metres but had to settle for third, with Emily Moon finishing fifth.

A small group of riders broke away in the U12’s race and stayed together until the end. Sam Skeggs won the sprint finish with a healthy margin. Skip Snelson and Lewis Muncaster rounded off a podium sweep for Team MK.

Nicholas Day and Matthew Dicks finished in fifth and sixth respectively in a dominant display for the host club. In the girls category Anna Ustaran-Andees was fourth with Aimee Zygo fifth.

In the U14 race Elliot Haigh was the highest placed MK rider, finishing in fifth position, with Thomas Zygo taking seventh.

Josh Ustaran-Andees also finished for Team MK. Erin Simpson finished outside the top three.

The U16 race saw George Hunter and Nicholas Ustaran-Andees finish well.