Jonny Bellis Stuttgart world championships sprint

Johnny Bellis scored Britain's first men's medal at the world road race championships on Saturday (Sept 29) since Graham Webb won the amateur world title in 1967. Bellis took bronze in a hectic up-hill sprint finish at the end of the under-23 race in Stuttgart.

The Isle of Man rider, just 19 years old and in his first season as an under 23 rider, was well placed in the decisive final five hundred metres, and dodged a crash on the line after the bunch reformed on the last lap.

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