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Kyle Gordon – 2nd in the Nations Cup in Saint Petersburg

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With few Scottish events to choose from, Kyle Gordon decided he should take things into his own hands and travel a bit to get a race – but maybe he took things a bit too far?

Saint Petersburg, formerly ‘Leningrad,’ Russia on the Baltic Sea’s Gulf of Finland…

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Kyle Gordon in action in the Omnium at Round Two of the UCI Track Nations Cup. Photo©supplied

What was the event, Kyle?

“The UCI Nations Cup, round two, it was originally meant to be at Newport in Wales but that was cancelled due to Covid.

“I only found out about it three weeks before after speaking to Dan Bigham, so I had three weeks to tune up on the boards.”

How were you able to compete for Scotland in a UCI event?

“Scottish Cycling formed a UCI trade team so that the Scottish team co