Monsal Hill Climb 2009

Team Sky pro Russell Downing notched up his fourth victory in the Monsal hill-climb in Derbyshire on Sunday, clocking 1-20.5 to win comfortably by seven seconds over the tough 675-yard climb.

The 80th running of the event, Downing's victory was watched by hundreds who lined the course, which starts off virtually flat but builds to a one in six finish at the top of Monsal Head.

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