Barnes sisters dominate British Road National Championships women's time trial to take first and second

Hannah Barnes beat her sister Alice by 17 seconds with no other riders close to them

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Hannah Barnes won gold at the British Road National Championships women's time trial ahead of her sister Alice, with the Canyon-SRAM pair putting in dominant performances to take the top two steps on the podium.

Hannah, a former road race national champion, set a time of 39-38 over the the 29.8km course, holding an average speed of around 45kmh.

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Richard Windsor

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Richard is digital editor of Cycling Weekly. Joining the team in 2013, Richard became editor of the website in 2014 and coordinates site content and strategy, leading the news team in coverage of the world's biggest races and working with the tech editor to deliver comprehensive buying guides, reviews, and the latest product news.

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