Rangi Ruru cyclist Sarah McLeod has topped a successful season winning the under 20 points title at the New Zealand Schools Road Cycling Championships in the Manawatu.
In the team time trial, Sarah together with team mates, Libby Vincent, Millie Mannering, Ava Morrow and Chloe Jenkins placed 7th in a race that saw only 29 seconds separate second and seventh places.
Competing against fields of 50 competitors, Rangi Ruru finished the national championships as the highest ranked Christchurch school, placing eighth.
This completes a successful year for the young cycling team who retained the Litolff Cup in August and was recently named School Sport Canterbury’s top girls cycling team.
Points race Under 20 race: Sarah 1st, Libby 7th and Millie 13th
Under 15 race: Ava 4th
Under 17 race: Chloe 5th
Road race Under 20 race: Millie 15th, Libby 19th and Sarah 24th
Under 17 race: Chloe 16th
Under 15 race: Ava 12th
Team time trial: Team placed 7th