Alice Barnes Wins British Time Trial Title

Race leader Alice Barnes fights to save the blue jersey

Alice Barnes ( Canyon-SRAM ) upgraded from silver to gold at the British Road Championships, taking the win at the women's time trial a year after finishing second behind her sister Hannah. Alice Barnes' time of 36:12 saw her beat Hayley Simmonds (BTC City Ljubljana) into second place by 14.9 seconds, while defending champion Hannah Barnes (Canyon-SRAM) took third, 32 seconds down. "I came back from the European Games last night. I came away with two fourth places and was pretty gutted with that," Barnes said after the race. "I think I misjudged my time trial a bit and wanted to make up for it here so I'm really happy. "I just did a short turbo session last night and didn't see the course until this morning – I just followed one of the U23 boys and got an idea of it at race pace there. "I've not won an ...

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