BMXers on top of world
Cambridge riders Leila Walker and Tim Ferguson are sitting on top of the world after winning rainbow jerseys on day three of the UCI BMX World Championships in Baku, Azerbaijan.
The remarkable Leila Walker dominated the 13 years age division to win the rainbow jersey, her sixth straight BMX world title. Nico van Dartel photos
He was only seventh in his first qualifying moto after a crash but recovered to win his other two races to move through. From there he was in command, winning his quarterfinal, semi and final.
It proved a memorable day for the Cambridge club with two more riders qualifying for finals.
Tasman Wakelin showed his world class, winning the bronze medal in the male 16 years and Jack Greenough was sixth in the 13 years final.
Lily Greenough did her Cambridge club and country proud winning a bronze medal on the first day of the age group racing.
The youngster placed third in the final of the 11 years category, having earlier finished second overall in the qualifying motos and second in the semifinal.
GOLDEN GIRL Leila Walker en route to winning the 13 years age division at the UCI BMX World Championships in Baku, Azerbaijan.
WORLD champion Tim Ferguson on the podium after winning the men’s 35 years and over category.