Manon Carpenter and Dylan Kerfoot-Robson secure second spots

Manon Carpenter in action
Manon Carpenter won the seven-race 2014 World Series on 1360 points

Wales' Manon Carpenter was pipped by rival Rachel Atherton at the British Mountain Bike Downhill Championships.

Atherton won in two hours 17.141 seconds in Llangollen, with Carpenter finishing in 2:22:573 and Katy Curd taking bronze in 2:24:627.

Danny Hart took the men's title, ahead of Sam Dale and Ruaridh Cunningham.

Carpenter's Welsh compatriot Dylan Kerfoot-Robson took Under-23 silver in the British Cross-Country Championships at Hadleigh Park.

Iain Paton took gold in the age-group race, with Mike Thompson in third.

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