Hannah Barnes beats sister Alice to British time trial title

The podium (l-r) Alice Barnes, Hannah Barnes, Neah Evans

Hannah Barnes claimed her first ever time trial title at the British Road Championships with a strong ride. Barnes beat her younger sister Alice to the win by 17 seconds, making it a family 1-2 as well as a Canyon-SRAM 1-2. Neah Evans carried the form that she had at last month’s Tour Series to claim her first medal in the event as she rounded out the podium. Last year’s runner up in the Isle of Man, Hannah Barnes was the last rider to roll off the start ramp in the hot conditions in Northumberland. With defending champion Claire Rose out, along with Haley Simmonds and Katie Archibald, she was the clear favourite to claim the national jersey at the end of the day. As she approached the finish line, she had just her sister, who had gone out less than 10 minutes before her, to beat. Her time of ...

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