Introduction to cycling

Forty-nine young riders took part in an Olympic-themed cycle event at Swimbridge on Saturday which was designed to introduce young people to the sport.

The Taw Velo Cycle Club hosted the Go-Ride Games 2012 event in the village playing field, with youngsters aged under 16 years invited to take part in coaching and a programme of racing.

Winnners were: Under 7s - 1, charlie Tompkins; 2, Laine Weatherley; 3, Maddison Whitely. Under 10s - 1, Sam Grant; 2, Chuck Harmer; 3, Lewis Ross. Under 12s - 1, Isaac Clarke; 2, georgia Everett Brown; 3, Molly thomas. under-14s - 1, Dominic Cork; 2, Eevee-May Banbury; 3, George Armstrong.

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