Matt Bottrill wins National 50-mile time trial (photos)

Matt Bottrill takes British 50-mile time trial title by over three minutes. Photos by Andy Jones

Matt Bottrill, National 50-mile time trial 2015

(Image credit: Andy Jones)

Matt Bottrill bagged his third consecutive National 50-Mile Championship in Cheshire on Saturday, winning by more than three minutes as his domination continues.

The 37-year-old rider covered the course near Goostrey in 1:41.22 to win by 3.10 from Mike Vaughan Cycles’ Matt Clinton, the former National Hill-Climb Champion who was riding his first 50-mile time trial, while Brett Harwood (Terry Wright Cycles) was 15 seconds back in third.

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Snowdon Sports is a long-established independent sports news agency, which supplies editorial to a range of media outlets - such as Cycling Weekly - as well as sports governing bodies. Snowdon Sports often covers results at Cycling Time Trials events in the UK and has long been a source of information and imagery to Cycling Weekly.