This track sprinter has 30,000 Facebook fans, but doesn't actually exist (video)

Ion Göttlich is taking the track cycling world by storm and he doesn't even exist

Photo: Youtube/Ion Gottlich

He's got more Facebook followers than Gregory Baugé, Jason Kenny and Maximilian Levy put together, but you won't be seeing Ion Göttlich at the UCI Track World Championships, despite his prowess on the bike.

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Stuart Clarke is a News Associates trained journalist who has worked for the likes of the British Olympic Associate, British Rowing and the England and Wales Cricket Board, and of course Cycling Weekly. His work at Cycling Weekly has focused upon professional racing, following the World Tour races and its characters.