'We had to be clever' - Great Britain seal late silver in men’s Madison at World Championships

British duo Ollie Wood and Mark Stewart see patience rewarded in Glasgow, narrowly missing out on gold

Mark Stewart and Ollie Wood in the Madison at the 2023 World Championships
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Ollie Wood and Mark Stewart took a stunning last-gasp silver medal in the men’s Madison at the World Championships, hopping from third to second in the final sprint. 

The British pair rode calmly throughout the 200-lap race, following moves and chipping away to earn points. With one lap to go, Stewart then swung Wood into the bunch, who thundered round the final bend to take second over the line, tallying 35 points. 

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