The Peter Blackshaw Real Estate Women’s and Junior Tour was held in Canberra at the weekend, with NSWIS-Sydney Uni riders dominating across a number of grades.
NSWIS-Sydney Uni female riders impressed in the 2017 event, conducted in four stages for categories from U9/11 Boys and Girls, U19 Men and Women, and Open Women A and B grades.
NSWIS-Sydney Uni’s Gina Ricardo claimed third place on Stage 1, placing third again on Stage 2 and first in Stage 3. Abby Sneddon joined Gina on Stages 2 and 3, nabbing second place.
To close out the tour, Georgia Whitehouse and Gina claimed first and second on Stage 4.
Gina’s performances saw her claim second spot in the General Classification (4:51:10), seconds behind Tour winner Lucy Bechtel (4:50:59). Abby Sneddon placed fourth overall 4:53:05.
Results available here.