Wisbech born paralympic cycling star wins five medals in record-breaking championships

PUBLISHED: 18:09 12 October 2010

British National Championships Day 4 - Pursuit (AWAD) Jody Cundy Newsletter

British National Championships Day 4 - Pursuit (AWAD) Jody Cundy Newsletter

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WISBECH born paralympic cycling champion Jody Cundy has won five medals at the National Championships in Manchester, smashing a world and British record in the process.

The five day event saw Cundy bag two silver medals and three bronze - one of which was his first senior able bodied national medal, which he won in the team sprint with Andrew Kelly and Dave Readle.

Cundy, originally from Wisbech, broke a world record (C4) in the shortest race on the schedule - “the flying 200” - recording a time of 10.97 seconds.

Despite feeling ill, Cundy also smashed a British record in the 4km pursuit, with a time of 5:03.826.

Cundy will soon set off for Germany for the Europa Cup, a two day Paracycling meet, which will see him compete against some of the best paracyclists in the world.


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