Millfield cyclist selected for British Cycling regional development squad

20 Aug 2020

Millfield student Jen Sykes has been selected by British Cycling for the regional development squad in sprint cycling.

Seventeen-year-old Jen joined Millfield on a scholarship in Year 9 and now in Upper Sixth studying for three A levels in Business Studies, Media Studies and Physical Education. As well as cycling, Jen plays hockey and netball for Millfield.

Millfield has had a number of female athletes successfully transition into cycling: 2017 leaver and GB Cyclist Milly Tanner was offered a six-month confirmation programme with British Cycling through the #DiscoverYourGold programme as a swimmer at Millfield and has recently competed at her first Track World Cup in Glasgow. 2018 leaver and GB cyclist Lauren Dolan won a bronze at the 2019 World Road Racing Championships in October 2019.