Dowsett Wins British Men's Time Trial Title

Alex Dowsett (Great Britain)

Alex Dowsett ( Katusha-Alpecin ) sealed a record-equalling sixth British national time trial title , setting a time of 49:25.739 around the 41.7km course in Norfolk. Dowsett flew around the lap-and-a-half of the Sandringham Estate at an average speed of 50.6kph to beat John Archibald (Ribble Pro Cycling) into second place by seven seconds. 2017 champion Stephen Cummings (Dimension Data) took third place, 27 seconds down. The result sees 30-year-old Dowsett move level with Stuart Dangerfield with six titles and puts him back in the British skinsuit for a year, after a two-season hiatus which saw him take a silver and bronze. "Very much so [wanted to get back in jersey]. A few years it came quite easy and I guess I took it for granted wearing the stripes," said Dowsett after the finish. "I’ll enjoy wearing these maybe more than other times I’ve had them just because I’ve maybe ...

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