Timaru skater Nicole Begg has finished third in the first round of the World Inline Cup.
The event in Rennes France, was won by Begg's X-TECH MPC International Team member Francesca Lollobrigida from Italy.
Triple world 15,000m track champion, world record holder, and Kapiti sports person of the year Peter Michael, finished sixth. He found it tough against the team tactics of four strong men's teams.
Michael won the bunch sprint ahead of former world champion and longtrack ice Olympian Alesis Contin. The next world cup event is in Incheon Korea on June 1.
- The Timaru Herald