Gold for Angus Robinson at MTBO World Championships

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Victoria’s Angus Robinson (BK) made history to become Australia’s first JWOC MTBO gold medallist by winning the sprint at Turnov (Czech Republic) today. He had a 21 second victory margin and earnt himself a World Championship jersey as well as the IOF gold medal. Angus rode really consistently throughout the race and nailed several crucial route choice legs. Some of this action was captured on live Czech television! Chris Firman (Qld) placed 23rd in the elite class of 109 riders, less than 2 minutes behind the winner and was pretty pleased with his ride also. Rest day tomorrow followed by the long and relay on Friday & Saturday.

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