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Invicta East Kent sisters Bobby and Alex Clay finish first and second in women's under-20 race as GB win BUPA Great Edinburgh Cross-Country

14 January 2014

Bobby Clay, right, and sister Alex

Bobby Clay, right, and sister Alex

Bobby and Alex Clay were key athletes in Great Britain’s victory over Europe and USA in the BUPA Great Edinburgh Cross-Country, televised live on Saturday afternoon.

The sisters, coached by Peter Mullervy at Invicta East Kent, took the first two places in the under-20 international to lead Britain’s junior women to success and help ensure the overall match win.

Bobby, 16, claimed her first international cross-country race win by beating her older sister Alex, 18, by four seconds over 4 kilometres of hilly terrain.

Both athletes are now regulars in British teams in World and European Cross-
Country Championships.

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