Olympian in the saddle at Pontefract’s first grand prix

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Olympic gold medallist Steven Burke and top elite cyclists helped make the inaugural Pontefract Grand Prix a success.

Professional riders, men, women and children all turned out to take part in Sunday’s event, which was attended by around 1,000 cyclists and spectators.

Pontefract's first Cycling Grand Prix - Mens Race. Winner Jacob Trotter. (P575N431)
Pontefract's first Cycling Grand Prix - Mens Race. Winner Jacob Trotter. (P575N431)

Harry Tanfield, 19, took top spot in the elite men’s race while Jacob Trotter, from Squadra RT, was first home in the men’s support race. Melissa Lowther, from the Matrix Prendas RT, won the women’s race. Dinnington rider Liam Hindmarsh and Jayti Hine came first in the under 16s girls and boys section and Jack Ford and Anna Docherty rode home in the boys and girls under 14s youth ride.

 

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