Eley is a spoke’s width away from podium finish

13:51 14 July 2014

Matt Eley

Matt Eley

Archant

Cycling

Ely and District Cycling Club’s Matt Eley missed out on a podium place by just a second at the Norwich ABC 10 on Saturday.

Raced on the Harleston to Bungay course, Eley posted a time of 22 minutes and 40 seconds to finish in fourth place out of the 58 starters – just a second off of third.

Eley, along with fellow club riders, Glen Clark and Colin and Celia Whitechurch travelled to Wortwell to take part in the event on Saturday.

Winner on the day was Charles Nurse, from North Norfolk Wheelers, who posted a winning time of 21 minutes 24 seconds.

Ely’s Glen Clark finished in 25:15, Colin Whitechurch in 26:39 and Celia Whitechurch in 31:37, taking second place in the ladies section.

0 comments

Welcome , please leave your message below.

Optional - JPG files only
Optional - MP3 files only
Optional - 3GP, AVI, MOV, MPG or WMV files
Comments

Please log in to leave a comment and share your views with other Ely Standard visitors.

We enable people to post comments with the aim of encouraging open debate.

Only people who register and sign up to our terms and conditions can post comments. These terms and conditions explain our house rules and legal guidelines.

Comments are not edited by Ely Standard staff prior to publication but may be automatically filtered.

If you have a complaint about a comment please contact us by clicking on the Report This Comment button next to the comment.

Not a member yet?

Register to create your own unique Ely Standard account for free.

Signing up is free, quick and easy and offers you the chance to add comments, personalise the site with local information picked just for you, and more.

Sign up now

More news stories

A spate of thefts which has seen a large quantity of tools taken from vehicles in the Soham area has prompted a fresh warning from police.

Scrivens Opticians, in Ely, are having some Open Days, Emma Fisher, with some of the contact lenses,

An Ely optician is hosting special events to dispel the myths surrounding contact lenses.

The beer festival committee hands over money to good causes.

Wilburton Beer Festival held its annual beneficiary ceremony to present donations to charitable and community groups from monies raised at the 2014 festival, which exceeded £6,000.

Binnie Bridgeman, with Mary Done, of the East Anglian Air Ambulance, and Dave Woods.

More than £9,000 has been raised for charity by players and visitors to Ely City Golf Club.

Most read stories

Digital Edition

Image
Read the Ely Standard e-edition today E-edition