Josh Tarling takes junior time trial title for GB at World Championships with powerful ride

Welshman follows Zoe Bäckstedt into rainbow stripes on same day in Australia

Josh Tarling at the World Championships 2022
(Image credit: Getty Images)

Josh Tarling continued a golden day for Great Britain with gold in the junior men's time trial at the World Championships in Wollongong.

The 18-year-old was the last one on the 28.8km course in New South Wales, Australia, and was the last man who could upset Hamish McKenzie (Australia), and did so, beating him by 19 seconds.

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Adam Becket
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Adam is Cycling Weekly’s news editor – his greatest love is road racing but as long as he is cycling on tarmac, he's happy. Before joining Cycling Weekly he spent two years writing for Procycling, where he interviewed riders and wrote about racing. He's usually out and about on the roads of Bristol and its surrounds. Before cycling took over his professional life, he covered ecclesiastical matters at the world’s largest Anglican newspaper and politics at Business Insider. Don't ask how that is related to cycling.