Mark Stewart takes points race bronze at track worlds

Another medal for Great Britain on day three as Mark Stewart grabs a bronze in a brutal points race. Australia's four strong squad gets their first gold through Cameron Meyer.

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A bronze medal in the points race on day three made up for missing out on the team pursuit for Mark Stewart. The Scot survived a brutal points race, dominated by Australia’s Cameron Meyer who took his fifth title, and held on for third place in the final sprint.

Stewart put his own team pursuit aspirations on hold ten days before the championships after regular dental work to remove and abscess finally took it’s toll. “I couldn’t keep up with the [now] team pursuit world champions. It just wasn’t happening.” He said. “I had one too many shocking track sessions. I put my hands up and said right I’ll focus on the bunch races.

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