Bad luck for Great Britain at 2014 Junior Paris-Roubaix

Misfortune and disappointment for Great Britain's riders at Junior Paris-Roubaix; Matt Bostock best placed in 29th behind winner Magnus Bak Klaris (Denmark)

GB's Junior riders after Junior Paris-Roubaix 2014

(Image credit: Richard Abraham)

Great Britain’s juniors endured a day of misfortune at Junior Paris-Roubaix on Sunday, with Matt Bostock taking the team’s best position in 29th behind Danish winner Magnus Bak Klaris.

The team’s lead riders Gabriel Cullaigh and James Shaw both suffered with punctures and crashes during the 110.8km event, run over the final 16 cobbled sectors used in the professional race, ensuring that there was no Brit left to fight it out in the lead group on the road.

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Richard Abraham is an award-winning writer, based in New Zealand. He has reported from major sporting events including the Tour de France and Olympic Games, and is also a part-time travel guide who has delivered luxury cycle tours and events across Europe. In 2019 he was awarded Writer of the Year at the PPA Awards.