Under-23 edition of Ghent-Wevelgem sees British victory

Jacob Hennessy wins group sprint in Ypres

Jacob Hennessy wins the 2016 Jock Wadley Memorial road race

(Image credit: Andy Jones)

The under 23 edition of Ghent-Wevelgem saw a British victor as Jacob Hennessy took the first international win of his career.

Riding for the British national team, Hennessy was part of a seven-strong group to contest the win on the cobbled streets of Ypres.

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Henry Robertshaw began his time at Cycling Weekly working with the tech team, writing reviews, buying guides and appearing in videos advising on how to dress for the seasons. He later moved over to the news team, where his work focused on the professional peloton as well as legislation and provision for cycling. He's since moved his career in a new direction, with a role at the Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs.