Double Gold for Turnham & Hall at UCI Cycling Road World Cup
on 13-09-2015 09:39
Lora Turnham and Corrine Hall won their second gold medal at the UCI Para-cycling Road World Cup in South Africa, adding a victory in the tandem road race to their win in Friday’s time-trial.
The pair have had a difficult 2015 but look to be back to the form which saw them win world titles in both 2013 and 2014.
"It was a great way to finish off the last World Cup race of 2015. South Africa has been good to us.” Corrine Hall
Commenting on the performance, Hall said:
“It was fantastic to be racing against the best bikes in the world and come away with a win in the time trial and road race. It was a great way to finish off the last World Cup race of 2015. South Africa has been good to us.”
There was further success for the men’s tandem as Stephen Bate and Adam Duggleby added a bronze medal in the road race to their gold from Friday’s time-trial, rounding off a fantastic breakthrough year for the pairing.
There was also a first medal at world cup medal for Liz Saul in the women’s C4 race as she finished in third place to take home a bronze medal.
The day’s other races saw top ten finishes for Jon Gildea, Jaco van Gass and Simon Price and David Smith.