Obituary: Former world champion Graham Webb — 1944-2017

Graham Webb after winning the Amateur World Championship road race in 1967 (WikiCommons)

The 1967 amateur men’s road race world champion Graham Webb has died at the age of 73.

Webb, who lived in Flanders for much of his adult life, was best known for his winning ride at the amateur World Championships in which he had been working for team-mate Peter Buckley before he was dropped from the winning breakaway. Webb took the lead inside the closing kilometres to score his famous world-beating victory.

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