MTB’s McConnell takes sixth in past Video games

Australian mountain bicycle fantastic Dan McConnell has concluded sixth at his third and closing Commonwealth Video games.

New Zealander Sam Gaze broke crystal clear of compatriot Ben Oliver on the fifth of 8 4.8 km laps at Cannock Chase Forest north of Birmingham to get in a single hour 10 minutes 45 seconds.

Gaze also won the gold medal four several years in the past and silver in Glasgow. .

Oliver was 25 seconds behind for silver and Cameron Orr of Northern Ireland gained the bronze medal in 1:25.

McConnell, a 4-time Olympian, finished 2:22 driving and 21-calendar year-aged compatriot Sam Fox was a person spot behind him at 2:23.

McConnell’s wife Rebecca would have been outright favourite in the women’s race later on Wednesday, but she is concentrating on the Earth Cup circuit and the entire world championships.

The two New Zealanders broke clear on the initial lap and dominated the party.

Australian Zoe Cuthbert, also 21, will be part of Fox in building her Game titles debut.

News Viber