Cycling: Barking & Dagenham youngsters end season in style

PUBLISHED: 12:00 10 October 2018

Barking & Dagenham's Leah Warrilow and Amy Harvey

Barking & Dagenham's Leah Warrilow and Amy Harvey


Barking & Dagenham Cycling Club youngsters completed the 2018 season in fine style at the weekend.

Barking & Dagenham's Tilly Malbon and Melissa WarrilowBarking & Dagenham's Tilly Malbon and Melissa Warrilow

A squad of eight were in action in Kent, with Max Wilkins finishing in third place in a high quality under-16 boys’ race as Damian Dodd came home in 15th.

Tilly Malbon took the win in the under-16 girls’ race, with Melissa Warrilow also on the podium in third place, just ahead of clubmate Hannah Morgan in fourth.

And Leah Warrilow claimed victory in the under-14 girls’ race ahead of second-placed Amy Harvey, while Carys Dodd came home in fifth place.

There was more to cheer for Leah Warrilow and Harvey when both were selected by British Cycling for their pathway to the Olympic programme.

And Barking & Dagenham CC spokesman Dean Harvey said: “Overall it has been an outstanding season by all members and lets hope that 2019 will be an even better one.”

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