Rapha Condor-JLT take Mzansi Tour team time trial

British squad beat MTN-Qhubeka in 5.5km prologue around Emmarentia Park, near Johannesburg.

Rapha Condor JLT

Former British road race champion Kristian House leads the Mzansi Tour in South Africa after his Rapha Condor-JLT team took today's prologue team time trial in Emmarentia Park, near Johannesburg.

Rapha, comprising of House, Richard Handley, Mike Cuming, Elliot Porter, Luke Grivell-Mellor and Hugh Carthy, completed the 5.5-kilometre course in six minutes and 37 seconds, four seconds faster than nearest challengers MTN-Qhubeka.

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Nick Bull is an NCTJ qualified journalist who has written for a range of titles, as well as being a freelance writer at Beat Media Group, which provides reports for the PA Media wire which is circulated to the likes of the BBC and Eurosport. His work at Cycling Weekly predominantly dealt with professional cycling, and he now holds a role as PR & Digital Manager at SweetSpot Group, which organises the Tour of Britain.