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Cross: Williams takes ninth Welsh title

Welsh Cyclo-Cross Championship
Location: Royal Welsh Showground, Llanelwedd, Wales
Event: 8 December 2013
Report: Snowdon Sports

Lee Williams took an incredible ninth Welsh Cyclo-Cross Championship title after cruising to victory at the Royal Showground.

Rain fell overnight and made the course, staged around a series of hills, very slippery. But the conditions were not a problem for the Gateway Racing rider as he finished ahead of Cardiff JIF’s Adam King.

Daniel Lewis (RAF CA) took third place and CC Abergavenny were awarded the team prize with Tim Davies in fifth and Joe Lally in sixth.

In the veteran, junior and women’s race, junior rider Dylan Kerfoot-Robson (Marsh Tracks RT) was first over the line, with Tim Davies, a veteran 40 racer, coming second.

Philip Roach (Jewson) was fifth overall and was awarded top veteran 50. Melanie Alexander (Cardiff JIF) was top woman.

Another Cardiff JIF member, Tomos Nesham, won the youth race with under 14 rider Craig Rogers (Birkenhead North End CC) in second. Quickest under 16 girl was Elizabeth Bennett (Cardiff JIF).



1 Lee Williams (Gateway Racing)

2 Adam King (Cardiff JIF)

3 Daniel Lewis (RAF CA)

4 Ben Simmons (Team Wiggle)

5 Tim Davies (CC Abergavenny)

6 Joe Lally (CC Abergavenny)

7 David Thomas (Cycle-tec)

8 Steven Roach (unattached)

9 Andrew Parry (Urban Cyclery)

10 Gruffudd Lewis (Metaltek)

Team: CC Abergavenny


1 Dylan Kerfoot-Robson (Marsh Tracks RT) J

2 Tim Davies (CC Abergavenny) V40

3 Matthew Beckett (Cardiff JIF) V40

4 Mark James (Jewson/Polypipe/Thule/MI Racing) V40 (non-championship)

5 Philip Roach (Jewson/Polypipe/Thule/MI Racing) V50

6 Matthew Thorne (Towy Riders CC) J

7 Graham Rogerson (Army CU) V40

8 Grant Johnson (Sunset Cycles) V50

9 Mark Spratt (Cardiff JIF) V40

10 Sean Grosvenor (Ystwyth CC) V40

V40: Tim Davies

V50: Philip Roach

V60: Graham Edwards (Abergavenny RC)

Junior: Dylan Kerfoot-Robson

Woman: Melanie Alexander (Cardiff JIF)


1 Tomos Nesham (Cardiff JIF) U16

2 Craig Rogers (Birkenhead North End CC) U14

3 Joe Barnwell (Marsh Tracks RT) U16

4 Ioan Thomas (Towy Riders) U16

5 Simon Price (Marsh Tracks RT)

U16 Girl: Elizabeth Bennett (Cardiff JIF)

U14 Boy: Craig Rogers

U14 Girl: Nicole Clarke (Birkenhead North End CC)

U12 Boy: Guto Dafydd (Towy Riders)

U12 Girl: Josie Nelson (Solihull CC)

U1O Boy: Griff Lewis (West Wales CRT)

U10 Girl: Zoe Backstedt (Maindy Flyers)

U8 Boy: Alfie Davies (

U8 Girl: Anwen Nesham (Cardiff JIF)


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