19 September 2019

Storey leads GB hopefuls at Yorkshire 2019 Para-Cycling International

Dame Sarah Storey headlines the Yorkshire 2019 Para-Cycling International which features a myriad of world champions and world medallists.

The Yorkshire 2019 Para-Cycling International will be the first ever para-cycling event to take place alongside the UCI Road World Championships.

There will be 26 races happening as part of the event, which will comprise of four groups of para-cyclists, with a total of 13 para-cycling classifications for both men and women.

Beverley, Tadcaster and Wetherby are all hosting starting points while each race will finish in Harrogate with the result counting towards qualification for the Tokyo 2020 Paralympic Games.

14-time Paralympic champion Storey defended her C5 time trial and road race titles at the UCI Para-Cycling World Championships in Emmen last week.

Storey, who is the most successful female British Paralympian of all time, will also be joined by teammates Crystal Lane-Wright, Morgan Newberry and Emma Tod.

B class pilot Adam Duggleby, who was born in Beverley, will also roll out of his hometown with Stephen Bate after the duo claimed silver in the time trial at the Road World Championships.

Stars from across the globe will also descend on Yorkshire as Australian world champion Carol Cooke will go up against Great Britain’s Hannah Dines.

Meanwhile Ireland’s world champion duo of Katie-George Dunlevy and pilot Eve McCrystal will battle against Britain’s Lora Fachie and Corrine Hall.

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