MOUNTAIN BIKING: Ruby and Sapphire produce gems of performances in Central Series

Ruby O'Dell (left) on the podium.

Ruby O'Dell (left) on the podium. - Credit: Archant

Two St Ives Cycling Club prospects claimed podium finishes in the first round of the new Mud Sweat & Gears Central Series.

Ruby O’Dell finished second in the Under 9 Girls race and Sapphire Curtis was third at Juvenile Female level at the Black Park Country Park in Wexham last weekend.

Two other St Ives riders were also in action at the Buckinghamshire venue. Max O’Dell was 15th in the Under 9 Boys bracket while Mick Curtis finished 19th in the Grand Veteran Male section.