Melton Olympic Cycling: Haines and Brown land big trophy hauls

Andrew Thorn (left) with Melton Olympic CC winners EMN-160202-102754002
Andrew Thorn (left) with Melton Olympic CC winners EMN-160202-102754002
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There were plenty of awards to be dished out as Melton Olympic Cycling Club looked back on a successful 2015 season last weekend.

The club held its annual presentation evening at Melton Mowbray Golf Club on Saturday evening

Jamie Haines EMN-160202-102742002

Jamie Haines EMN-160202-102742002

Jamie Haines was among the big winners, taking home six trophies including the Midweek League Scratch trophy and as senior time trial champion over 10 and 25 miles.

Adam Brown’s haul of silverware reached double figures with 11 awards which included senior titles over 50 and 100 miles and the Fred Preston Trophy, while Steve savage added cyclo-cross champion to his senior hill climb and road race titles.

Among the junior winners, Josh Snodin achieved the notable double of track and road race champion, while Kerrigan Robb was juvenile champion over 10 and 25 miles and was top junior in the Midweek League.

Awardwinners: Debbie Shaw – Ladies’ 10-mile Champion. Jeff Snodin – Veteran 10-mile Champion; Grand Prix de Gents. Russell Gent – Veteran 25-mile Champion. Mike Street – Midsummer Hcp (Saddlebag) Cup. Gary Ison – Belvoir Hcp Cup. Cliff Jeffcote – Tow-Rope 2-up TT. Stuart Faver – Grand Prix de Gents. Jamie Haines – Midweek League (Handicap 1st); Midweek League (Scratch 1st); 1st Points; Ashby Pastures Scratch Trophy; Pete Curtis Memorial Cup; Senior 10-mile Champion; Senior 25-mile Champion. Bill Vetcher – Midweek League (Handicap 2nd); Ashby Pastures Handicap Trophy. Dean Chapman – Midweek League (Handicap 3rd). Louis Fairbrother – Roadman of the Year. Adam Brown – Lunn Cup; Midweek League (Handicap 3rd); Midweek League (Scratch 3rd); 3rd Points; Fred Preston Trophy; Senior 50-mile Champion; Senior 100-mile Champion; Handicap BAR Trophy; Senior BAR Champion; Three Distance BAR; Tow-Rope 2-up TT. Steve Savage – Senior Road Race Champion; Cyclo-Cross Champion; Midweek League (Scratch 2nd); 2nd Points; Senior Hill Climb Champion. Matt Sharp – Audax Trophy; Attendance Cup. Norman Portess – Meritorious Award. Adam Gardner – Runner-up Cup; Senior Track Champion. Josh Snodin – Junior Road Race Champion; Junior Track Champion; Juvenile Road Race Champion. Adam Seddon – Meteor of the Year. Kerrigan Robb – Juvenile 10-Mile Champion; Juvenile 25-Mile Champion; Junior BAR Champion; Fastest junior in evening league event; Midweek League (Junior); Alistair Buckenham Young Mountain Biker; Juvenile Hill Climb Champion.