Silver medal for Arthur in Newnham Park showdown

Matlock cyclist Greg Booker
Matlock cyclist Greg Booker

Matlock Cycling Club’s young riders Arthur Green, Gregg Booker and Sarah Lomas descended on Newnham Park near Plymouth in Devon to take part in round five of the British Mountain Bike Championships.

Green managed a superb silver as he made light of the course in a time of 46 minutes and 30 seconds.

Booker, pictured, battled his way to sixth place overall – finishing in a time of 51-54.

Lomas finished in fourth spot in 59-29 seconds.

Meanwhile, round three of the Notts and Derby Cyclo Cross League took place at Thornbridge Outdoor Centre, near Bakewell, on Saturday.

In the seniors and veterans race Lee Shunburne finished fourth.

Matlock’s Libby Smith won the girls U9s category while Sam Gould was seventh in the boys U9s section.

John Webster finished third in the boys U12s race, with team mate Tim Elsmore-Martin coming home fifth.

Ffyonna Booker was second in the girls U12s and Cameron Orr came eighth in the U14 boys category.