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Ward claims 10 mile time trial triumph during first round

DUNAMANAGH’S Adam Ward claimed victory in the opening round of the West Tyrone Road Series.

He recorded an impressive time of 22.25 minutes over the Lifford 10 mile TT circuit during the Strabane Lifford Cycling Club-hosted event.

With regular competitors unavailable due to holidays and with poor weather on the night leading to a smaller than expected entry, organisers were buoyed by some impressive performances on the night.

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“The club would like to thank the race committee of Evin McDwyer, Kieran Porter, JP Connolly and their large team of helpers who ensured Strabane Lifford CC ran a successful safe first event of 2020,” said a club spokesperson.

10 Mile TT results
1st – Adam Ward – Antigua Casa Bellsola Girona – 22.25
2nd- Gary Jeffers – East Tyrone – 22.29
3rd – Kevin Connolly – Strabane Lifford – 23.38
4th – Jay McCauley – Strabane Lifford – 23.55
5th – Ivor Smyth – Omagh Wheelers – 24.32.59
6th – Eamon Brown – Unattached – 24.32.89
7th – Terry Burns – Finn Wheelers – 28.56

Strabane Lifford Cycling Club also organised a shorter, five mile TT on the same course for its junior members,which produced the following results.

5 mile TT Youth results
1st – Rhys Stevenson U16 SLCC – 15.28
2nd – Matthew Spratt U14 SLCC – 16.06
3rd – Liam Johnston U14 SLCC- 16.08
4th – Ashton Moore U14 SLCC – 16.43
5th – Kyle Stevenson U12 SLCC – 18.20
6th Sean Darcy U14 SLCC- 19.44
7th Conor Kelly U14 SLCC- DNF

Strabane Lifford Cycling Club’s next event is a 10 mile TT on Wednesday, August 8, on the same course.

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