6 Jan 2012

Ellis wins time trial at the elite national road champs in Christchurch

2:59 pm on 6 January 2012

World track championship medallist Lauren Ellis from Mid Canterbury has won the womens individual time trail at the elite national road cycling championships.

New Zealand team pursuit team mates, Jamie Nielsen and Alison Shanks have finished second and third respectively.

Ellis covered the 25 kilometre journey at Lincoln in 35 minutes and 21 seconds, 27 seconds quicker than Nielsen.