Victor Campenaerts narrowly beats Jonathan Castroviejo to defend European Championships time trial title

The Belgian clocked in at just 0.63 faster than the Spaniard to win in Glasgow

Victor Campenaerts at the 2018 European Championships time trial (ANDY BUCHANAN/AFP/Getty Images)

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Victor Campenaerts narrowly took victory over Jonathan Castroviejo at the European Championships time trial to defend his title.

The Belgian crossed the line just 0.63 seconds ahead of the Spaniard after both had put in well paced rides in the rainy conditions on the 45km course in Glasgow.

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Richard Windsor

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Richard is digital editor of Cycling Weekly. Joining the team in 2013, Richard became editor of the website in 2014 and coordinates site content and strategy, leading the news team in coverage of the world's biggest races and working with the tech editor to deliver comprehensive buying guides, reviews, and the latest product news.

An occasional racer, Richard spends most of his time preparing for long-distance touring rides these days, or getting out to the Surrey Hills on the weekend on his Specialized Tarmac SL6 (with an obligatory pub stop of course).