Knowler third in Grafham race

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West Suffolk Wheelers and Triathlon Club member Charlie Knowler powered to third in the under-10 age group at the Grafham Water cyclocross circuit in Cambridgeshire.

Clubmates Harley Gregory (13th) and Victoria Asker (19th) followed, while Knowler’s position left him sixth overall with three races left in the series.

The club’s women’s and veteran men’s contingent was led home by Mike Bowen in fourth, followed by Simon Elsworth (39th), Ian Mortlock (45th), Adi Grimwood (46th), Barry Denny (50th), Darren Baker (62nd), David Griggs (68th), Lesley Linden (75th) and Nicole Gregory (76th).

Richard Muchmore, racing for Bury’s Revel Outdoors, was second.

In the youth race, Sam Asker continued his rich run of form for 15th, with brother Matt finishing 34th, while Max Bidewell and Fraser Elsworth withdrew with mechanical issues.

In the under-12 race, Thomas Macro (21st) and Lianna Denny (34th) acquitted themselves well, while Matt Denny was 65th and James Asker 69th.