Seventeen-year-old Lucy Glover of Fourstones has made waves in her first year as a junior cyclist.

Lucy has been riding a bike since she was three, and has competed from the age of four.

She has showcased her all-round skills on both the road and the track and achieved brilliant results in both domestic and European races.

2023 was her first year competing as a Junior rider, racing all over the UK and also in the Netherlands, France, and Belgium.

Lucy can now also compete in women's races.

On the road, she became the youngest-ever rider to win a round of the UK National Elite Circuit race series in Dudley, West Midlands.

She fortified her track record with triumphs in the National Junior Road Race series and the North East Road Race Championships.

In addition, she bagged two stage wins in the Junior Tour of Assen in the Netherlands, finishing second overall.

Lucy placed second in the Junior National Road Race Championships.

The year concluded with an impressive tally of 11 race wins.

She also ended the season in the ninth spot in the National Senior road rankings.

Her strengths extended to the velodrome where she became the National Junior Scratch race champion, and earned a bronze medal in the UK Senior National Championships Team Pursuit race.

Lucy's successful season has landed her a spot on the GB Olympic Development team, marking the start of her journey towards her ultimate goal: racing professionally on the road and joining the Olympic ranks.