'I'll beat him in 12 months' - Dan Bigham takes individual pursuit silver against Filippo Ganna at World Championships

Brit led in the event until the final seconds, when he was pipped by close friend

Dan Bigham shakes hands with Filippo Ganna
(Image credit: Getty)

Dan Bigham has pledged to take revenge on his colleague and friend Filippo Ganna, after losing out to the Italian in the individual pursuit final at the World Championships on Sunday. 

The duo staged a thrilling battle inside the Sir Chris Hoy Velodrome, with Bigham leading for almost the entirety of the four-kilometre race. Ganna then clawed back victory on the final lap, clocking a 4-01.976 and winning by 0.054 seconds. 

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Tom Davidson
Senior News Writer

Tom joined Cycling Weekly as a news and features writer in the summer of 2022, having previously contributed as a freelancer. He is the host of The TT Podcast, which covers both the men's and women's pelotons and has featured a number of prominent British riders. 

An enthusiastic cyclist himself, Tom likes it most when the road goes uphill and actively seeks out double-figure gradients on his rides. 

He's also fluent in French and Spanish and holds a master's degree in International Journalism.