Paul Oldham wins opening round of National Trophy cyclo-cross

Oli Beckingsale and Paul Oldham, National Trophy, Derby 2013

Paul Oldham (Hope Factory Racing) fought off the challenge of Oli Beckingsale (Endura MTB) to draw first blood in the opening round of the National Trophy in Abergavenny, Monmouthshire, on Sunday.

Oldham, 36 and from Colne, was in the mix from the off, setting off at breakneck speed with the Hope Factory Racing man being chased by Adam Martin.

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Snowdon Sports is a long-established independent sports news agency, which supplies editorial to a range of media outlets - such as Cycling Weekly - as well as sports governing bodies. Snowdon Sports often covers results at Cycling Time Trials events in the UK and has long been a source of information and imagery to Cycling Weekly.