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MIVA Boxwood Tuesday Criterium

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June 29, 2011 (Nanaimo, BC) – Here are the results from last night’s 40-lap 40 (46km) Boxwood criterium won by Warren Muir (OBB) with MIVA’s Lionel Space in second and Rob Bau in third. Glenda Harling (Everti) won the women’s 36-lap race. Thanks to all of our volunteers.

Results

MEN
Warren Muir (OBB) 1:08:34, 2 points
Lionel Space (MIVA) s.t., 10
Rob Bau (MIVA) s.t., 9
Iain Hay (MIVA) s.t., 8
Mike Sevcov (Everti) s.t., 7
Rob Russell (MIVA) s.t., 6
Kyle Waring (MIVA) s.t., 5
Mark Wieler (Arrowsmith) s.t., 4
Ron Hewitson (Nanaimo MTB) s.t., 3
Bryan Rehill (HCTC) s.t., 2
Robin Dutton (Everti) s.t., 2
Normon Thibault (Frontrunners) DNF 2

WOMEN
Glenda Harling (Everti) 1:09:26 (36laps) 12 points

VOLUNTEERS
Kit McCaffery (MIVA) Registration 5
Iain Hay (MIVA) Set up
Mike Woodward (MIVA) Marshal, take down 5
John Hannon (HCTC) Marshal, take down 5
Al Henderson (Ind.) Lap board/flag/bell 5

SERIES STANDINGS TO DATE

Men
Ian Smith (MIVA) 77
Lionel Space (MIVA) 67
Mike Sevcov (Everti) 62
Iain Hay (MIVA) 57
Warren Muir (OBB) 57
Kyle Waring (MIVA) 49
Rob Bau (MIVA) 46
Ray Wagner (CVCC) 42
Chris Cameron (Nanaimo RC) 41

Women

Charlene Hay (MIVA) 59
Glenda Harling (Everti) 52
Cheryl Morch (HCTC) 25
Janna Gillick 24
Colleen Wtorek 12
Sylvie Milman 10

Youth
Brodie Hay 83
Mark Grant 22
James Grant 12
Hugh Park 10





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MIVA Boxwood Tuesday Criterium

release by the Mid Island Velo Association

June 8, 2011 (Vancouver, BC) – Tonight’s 30-lap race had a total entry of 19 in three categories, with 4 women and 1 youth starting with the men. After the initial 2 neutralised laps, the group stayed together for another 3 laps before the slower riders started to drift off the back.

The first prime was won by Ian Smith from Warren Muir, with the rest of the bunch hard on their heels. The everything settleddown until just before the halfway point, when Smith and Muir were joined by Lionel Space and Mike Sevcov to establish a 5 second gap.

By the time the second prime was approaching, the bunch had reformed and the sprint was won by Muir , with Iain Hay and Charles Hamer close behind. Despite several abortive break attempts, the race stayed together for the next 7 laps.

Just after the bell signalled the third prime, Charles Hamer touched Bryan Rehill’s rear wheel and fell heavily. There were no other casualties but a number of the bunch stopped to check out Hamer’s condition and the prime was voided. Thanks to Chris Cameron who checked Charles for any breaks or other injuries. A number of the riders had avoided the crash and soon the pace picked up again with a reduced group.

The prime was rescheduled with 4 laps left and Warren Muir took this one too, just edging out Mike Sevcov, who was clearly dis-appointed. However, Mike did win the gambler’s prime with one lap remaining.

The final sprint was a replay of last week’s criterium finish, with Muir taking top honours from Ian Smith,with a watchful Lionel Space third and Sevcov rounding out the top four.

In the women’s event, Janna Gillick had stayed with the men’s group right up to the crash, when she stopped and then joined in again a lap down. She still won, with Cheryl Morch, who had been lapped earlier, a few seconds behind.

Brodie Hay was awarded the youth prize but he would like to see a few more juniors and cadets come out.

Thanks to Ian Smith for donating $20 towards the prizes.

Results

Men
Warren Muir (OBB) 54′ 45″, 12 pts.
Ian Smith (MIVA) s.t., 10
Lionel Space (MIVA) s.t., 9
Mike Sevcov (Everti) s.t., 8
Iain Hay (MIVA) s.t., 7
Kirby Villeneuve (NMTBC) at 5″, 6
Rob Bau (MIVA) s.t., 5
Mark Wieler (Arrowsmith) s.t., 4
Philip Birrer (MIVA) at 1 lap, 3
Drew Cooper (MIVA) lapped, 2
Charles Hamer (MIVA) DNF, 1
Chris Cameron (MIVA) DNF, 1
Normon Thibault (Frontrunners) DNF, 1
Bryan Rehill (HCTC) DNF, 1

Women
Janna Gillick (HCTC) 54′ 45″ (29 laps), 12
Cheryl Morch (HCTC) at 12″, 10
Glenda Harling (Everti) at 1 lap, 9
Charlene Hay (MIVA) lapped, 8

Youth
Brodie Hay (MIVA) 54′ 59″ (25 laps)

Volunteers
Kit McCaffery (MIVA) Registration, 5

Coure Set-up/Take Down
Iain Hay (MIVA)
Brodie Hay (MIVA)






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