Joe strikes gold in Glasgow

Joe Truman landed team sprint gold on the final day of the Track World Cup in Glasgow.

Sunday, 6th November 2016, 9:56 pm
Updated Wednesday, 16th November 2016, 5:02 pm
Ryan Owens, Jack Carlin and Petersfield's Joe Truman, right. Picture: British Cycling

The Petersfield rider joined forces with Ryan Owens and Jack Carlin to land Great Britain’s fifth victory of the meeting at the Sir Chris Hoy Velodrome.

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The trio got gradually quicker as they negotiated two heats before setting up a clash with the French in the final.

And Truman, formerly of Portsmouth-based i-Team, sprinted across the line to claim glory by almost a second.

He said: ‘Apparently I overuse the word but that was unreal!’