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Mark Stewart – Team Pursuiting to a World Cup Bronze!


Picking up the baton of Scottish international success from Katie Archibald in the pursuits and Callum Skinner in the kilometre, British Points Race Champion, Mark Stewart came away from the recent UCI World Cup in Cali with a bronze medal in the team pursuit.

Riding with Germain Burton, Chris Latham and Matt Gibson the GB Academy team rode a 4:03 in the second round to set a new record for an Academy squad.

Mark Stewart
Mark (2nd left) and the guys rode to third in the Team Pursuit with a series fastest of 4′ 03″. Photo©Mark Stewart

But first let’s look at the new UCI team pursuit rules which mean there are three rides in a competition now, not just two:

Team Pursuit World Cup Rules

  • The eight team