British cyclo-cross national championships 2014 day one report

Nick Craig, British cyclo-cross national championships 2014

Seven British National Champions were crowned at the Moorways Leisure Centre in Derby on Sunday as the two-day event kicked off in style, with overnight rain having turned the technical course into a mud-filled challenge.

The day opened with a spectacular duel in the veteran women's race. Tracey Fletcher (Team Empella) eventually edged out Claire Smith (Cotswold Veldrijden) by less than half a wheel to secure her first national title.

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