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Mark Stewart – This Young Scot is British Points Race Champion 2014

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At the next Commonwealth Games there’ll be no David Millar or ‘Jamesie’ McCallum and even the perennial Evan Oliphant might not make it to Gold Coast City, Australia in 2018.

But Dundee’s Mark Stewart should be there; at just 19 he took sixth place in the 20 K Scratch Race in Glasgow behind New Zealand’s World’s Omnium medallist, Shane Archbold with the distance being covered in 22:43 @ 52.819 kph – that’s quick.

And even more recently he landed the British Points Race in front of riders of the quality of Raleigh’s Mark Christian and NFTO’s Jon Mould.

Mark chatted to VeloVeritas after his latest success and on the day British Cycling announced his recruitment onto the national U23 Olympic Academy …