10 June 2015Ed takes the honours at Peterborough Tour Series cycling event
Olympic stars Ed Clancy and Dame Sarah Storey took the honours at the Tour Series cycling event in Peterborough in front of hundreds of spectators.
Olympic gold medallist Ed Clancy won the men’s race and Paralympics multi-gold medallist Dame Sarah Storey took the honours in the women’s race.
Clancy crossed the finish line ahead of Steele Von Hoff and Tobyn Horton in a close fought Pearl Izumi Tour Series race.
Dame Sarah Storey took the Women’s Matrix Fitness Grand Prix race with a convincing win coming in just ahead of Eileen Roe.
It was a great result for the crowds that turned out to see some of Cycling’s biggest names.
Ed Clancy MBE rides for the JLT-Condor team in the series and is best know for his success on the track in his specialist discipline the team pursuit, in which he is the reigning Olympic and European champion.
In the London 2012 Olympics, he also participated in the Omnium, claiming a bronze medal. In total, Clancy is a four-time world champion (in 2005, 2007, 2008 and 2012) and triple European champion (in 2010, 2011 and 2014) in team pursuit; he has also won World (2010) and European (2011) titles at Omnium. On the road, he won the first stage of the 2005 Tour of Berlin.
Dame Sarah Storey is a multiple gold medal winner at the Paralympic Games in both swimming and cycling, and three times British (able bodied) national track champion. Her total of eleven gold medals makes her the equal of Tanni Grey-Thompson and Dave Roberts, considered among the most successful British Paralympians.
Storey was born without a functioning left hand after her arm became entangled in the umbilical cord in the womb.
Her list of major achievements also include being a 20-time World champion (6 in swimming and 14 in cycling), a 21-time European champion (18 in swimming and 3 in cycling) and holding 72 world records.
Highlights from the Peterborough round of the Pearl Izumi Tour Series will be shown by ITV4 at 8pm on Wednesday June 10, with a repeat the following morning at 9.10am.
Pearl Izumi Tour Series, Round Nine, Peterborough
1) ONE Pro Cycling
2) Madison Genesis
3) Pedal Heaven
1) Ed Clancy, JLT Condor presented by Mavic
2) Steele Von Hoff, NFTO
3) Tobyn Horton, Madison Genesis
Costa Express Fastest Lap: Yanto Barker, ONE Pro Cycling, 1:20.990
Pearl Izumi Tour Series Standings, Post Round Nine
1) ONE Pro Cycling, 102pts
2) Madison Genesis, 102pts
3) Pedal Heaven, 84pts
4) Team Raleigh GAC, 70pts
5) NFTO Pro Cycling, 60pts6) SportGrub Kuota, 52pts
7) Velosure Starley Primal, 48pts
8) JLT Condor presented by Mavic, 45pts
9) Team WIGGINS, 31pts
Chain Reaction Cycles Points Standings, Post Round Nine
1) Morgan Kneisky, Team Raleigh GAC, 71pts
2) Tom Stewart, Madison Genesis, 60ptd
3) Jon Mould, ONE Pro Cycling, 46pts
Chain Reaction Cycles Sprints winner, Round Nine
Morgan Kneisky, Team Raleigh GAC
Women’s Matrix Fitness Grand Prix Series, Round Four, Peterborough, Tuesday 9 June
1) Dame Sarah Storey, Pearl Izumi Sports Tours International
2) Eileen Roe, Wiggle Honda
3) Nikki Juniper, Team Giordana Triton
Combativity Award Winner, Round Four
Joanna Rowsell, Pearl Izumi Sports Tours International
Sprints Winner, Round Four
Nikki Juniper, Team Giordana Triton
Team Winner, Round Four
Pearl Izumi Sports Tours International