Richard Bussell beats pre-race favourites to win national 10-mile time trial

Richard Bussell wins the British national 10-mile time trial at his first attempt, as Matt Clinton and Matt Bottrill settle for second and third. Photos by Andy Jones

Richard Bussell, winner, National 10-mile time trial 2015

(Image credit: Andy Jones)

Riding in his first national championship, Richard Bussell (RST Sport/Aero-Coach) enjoyed a dream debut as he upset the leading seeds to win the men’s 10-mile title in damp conditions at Wolvey.

The Stourbridge 26-year-old started seventh from the end, and covered the unforgiving Cloudesley Bush course, on the Warwickshire and Leicestershire border, in 19.36 before watching all his challengers came up short.

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