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Gravel World Series UK – Tiffany Cromwell and Connor Swift win at The Gralloch

SIENA, ITALY - MARCH 03: Alexey Lutsenko of Kazahkstan and Astana-Qazaqstan team attends Strade Bianche 2023 race route recon on March 03, 2023 in Siena, Italy. (Photo by Sara Cavallini/Getty Images)

Both Tiffany Cromwell (Canyon-SRAM) and Connor Swift (Ineos Grenadiers) charged away from their rivals to ride to solo wins at the first UK UCI Gravel World Series round at The Gralloch, with the experienced Australian capturing her second round of the series in a row while the British rider took the victory on his gravel debut. 

The women set off first in the 113km sold-out event, with Cromwell initially finding the going tough after a quick turnaround from the SEVEN Gravel World Series race in Nannup, Western Australia. There she had made a winning start to her 2023 gravel season just the week before taking to the line in Dumfries, Scotland.

“The start was the most challenging for me as it was all uphill, and my legs were still waking up and feeling the effects of last weekend’s race,” said Cromwell. “Initially, I dropped from the front six, but I went full on the descent and caught back.

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