Eamonn Deane

COVERING over 25 miles more than his nearest rival, Eamonn Deane won the National 24-Hour Time Trial Championship organised by Mersey Roads Club at Farndon, Cheshire, on Sunday.

Deane - who won the National 12-Hour Championship nine years ago - covered 501.04 miles according to the provision result, and had to be helped from his bike after a big effort from the 48-year-old in his first ever 24-hour event.

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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.