Perrett takes European junior TT win

Joe Perrett today won the junior men’s TT title at the European Championships in Belgium, getting Great Britain off to a flying start. 

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Perrett, the reigning national junior time trial champion, added a European title to his name with an impressive performance in the stifling heat in Flanders.

Perrett, who was third in the junior national road race on Saturday, won the 28km time trial 16 seconds ahead of Bob Jungels of Luxembourg.

Fellow Olympic Development Programme riders, George Atkins and Sam Harrison, were 10th and 20th.

Junior men’s TT, 28km:
1. Joe Perrett (Great Britain) 34:58
2. Bob Jungels (Luxembourg) 35:14
3. Kevin Laveque (France)
10. George Atkins (Great Britain)
20. Sam Harrison (Great Britain)

More later…