Glasgow 2014: Alex Dowsett wins time trial cycling gold

  • 1 August 2014
Alex Dowsett wins time trial gold for England

England's Alex Dowsett gave a late push to win gold in the Commonwealth Games men's cycling time trial.

He was 5.92 seconds down on Australia's Rohan Dennis after the middle section of the 38.4km course but came back to win.

Wales's Geraint Thomas, fresh from the Tour de France, won bronze.

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Image caption Silver medallist Emma Pooley aims for Commonwealth glory in her final event on Sunday

In the women's time trial England's Emma Pooley won Commonwealth Games silver.

On Tuesday, Pooley announced that Glasgow 2014 would be the last major cycling competition of her career before she concentrated on triathlon and marathon running.

New Zealand's Linda Villumsen took the gold to deny Emma the victory, but she has one more chance to win Commonwealth gold when she takes part in the team road race on Sunday.

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