LAWS LANDS FIRST UK WIN AT CHESHIRE CLASSIC

Sharon Laws Fleche Wallonne 2008

Sharon Laws may have only been in the country for a few weeks but she wasted no time in staking her claim for a place in the women?s Olympic road race team by winning the Cheshire Classic two-stage race at the weekend.

The 33-year-old broke away with Halfords team mate Jessica Allen on the 80km road stage and took the sprint to secure overall victory after Sarah Storey (VC St Raphael) had won the opening time trial by eight seconds from Laws and Emma Trott (also Halfords).

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