Corbin Robust wins Race Zero to win New Zealand’s sixth biking gold

Corbin Strong, left, and teammate Campbell Stewart celebrated after Strong won the men's zero race.

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Corbin Robust, left, and teammate Campbell Stewart celebrated after Robust received the lads’s zero race.

Corbin Robust fulfilled his childhood dream of standing on high of the rostrum with the enjoying of the New Zealand nationwide anthem after successful his sixth gold medal in biking on the Birmingham Commonwealth Video games.

The 22-year-old Southlander was first to cross the end line within the males’s 15km scratch race at Lee Valley VeloPark in London after being beautifully led by teammate Campbell Stewart throughout a frantic last of 60 lap occasion.

Robust was fully assured to win the medal after securing the decisive three-man break with Scots’ John Archibald and Will Roberts of Wales 25 laps earlier than.

With knights from the identical three international locations controlling the principle group, Robust, Archibald, and Roberts have been in a position to get a roll over everybody else and it was as much as the three deserters to duel for the podiums.

“It is actually a dream,” Robust instructed Sky Sports activities. “It was the proper race for me. He was very cautious, there have been a whole lot of assaults.

“George [Campbell] Campbell races properly, too. It was only a nice expertise truly. Actually pleased to be in my first Comm video games and since my first race to complete like that is so cool.

“I keep in mind in elementary college, dreaming of a second after they would play the nationwide anthem, and for me it was representing my nation on a stage like this.”

New Zealand has now managed to match its efficiency in Glasgow by successful six gold medals in biking, having achieved so simply three days after the competitors.

Elisey Andrews might be trying to improve her gold rush when she strains up at her favourite occasion, the Ladies’s Keren Tuesday Morning (NZT).

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