Joe Blackmore and Xan Crees win British Gravel Championships

Young duo topple favourites in Suffolk to claim national titles

Xan Crees lying on the floor after winning British Gravel Championships
22-year-old Xan Cress was in disbelief after the women's race.
(Image credit: X/Kings Cup Gravel Festival)

Joe Blackmore (Team Inspired) and Xan Crees (Team Spectra Cannondale) won the elite men's and women's British Gravel Championships on Saturday. 

The duo, both known for their cyclo-cross skills, were the fastest over five laps through the King's Forest in Suffolk, where the third edition of the event played out under blue skies. 

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