Ilkley's Georgia Malir reigns in Spain for England and Tom Adams make a splash on Haworth Moor

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Ilkley’s star runners Georgia Malir and Tom Adams were in winning form at th weekend.

Seventeen-year-old Malir powered to victory in the junior ladies race for England at the Cross Internacional de Italica, Seville, Spain.

She recorded a time of 13min 23sec as a quartet of England runners filled the top four positions in a quality field.

Malir pipped her team-mate Bronwen Owen, who is also trained by Andrew Henderson at Leeds Carnegie, by two seconds.

Kay Wood was third in 13:36 with her England team-mate Tessa McCormick fourth in 14:03.

Malir’s performance underlined once again her development into a top-level performer.

Adams’ success came in the populay Stanbury Splash on soggy Haworth Moor.

He led the field home in a time of 43min 50sec.

Adams won the same race back in 2012.

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