Cycling fans like a drink when watching sport says study

They're also among the least likely to be seen in the pub according to a new survey

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Cycling fans top the charts for the healthiest sports fan base in the UK, a study has found. 

The survey, conducted by leisure centre operator Better, measured the physical health of 2,000 sports fans, comparing their exercise levels, viewing habits and nutrition to give them a score out of 49. The findings revealed that, of the seven most popular sports in the country, cycling enthusiasts boasted the highest results, ranking in first place alongside tennis fans with an average score of 38.

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