Russell Downing wins Stockton Velo29-Altura Grand Prix

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Russell Downing

(Image credit: Daniel Gould)

Russell Downing (NFTO Pro Cycling) won the Stockton Velo29-Altura Grand Prix after a last lap attack saw him sweep through the leading break.

Downing, 35 and from Rotherham, attacked off the front of the bunch as they reached the end of Sunday’s race, which was round four of the British Cycling Elite Road Series.

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