14th Dec, 2018

Malvern's Evie Richards claims hard fought top three finish in World Cup opener

Craig Gibbons 13th Mar, 2018

MALVERN’S Evie Richards took an impressive third place in the first round of the 2018 Mercedes-Benz UCI Mountain Bike World Cup in South Africa.

Riding for Trek Factory Racing, the two-time under-23 women’s world champion got off to the perfect start in Stellenbosch, taking an early lead from the Ghost Factory Racing duo of Malene Degn of Denmark and Sina Frei of Switzerland.

But the team-mates overhauled her on the second lap and pulled clear with Richards in a battle for the final podium place with France’s Helene Clauzel (KMC-EKOI-SRSUNTOUR).

Clauzel overtook Richards on the penultimate lap and had a 15-second lead.

But the British rider dug deep to get past her rival and finish more than 30 seconds ahead of her in third place.

Public Notices

View and download all of the public notices in the Malvern Observer.


Receive a weekly update to your inbox by signing up to our weekly newsletter.

Business Directory

From plumbers, to restaurants, we can provide you with all the info you need.

Heart2Heart Dating

Looking for love? Start searching to find a new date on heart2heart dating.