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Christian misses out on cycling final

Manx cyclist Mark Christian finished ninth in this morning's qualifiers for the men's 4000m individual pursuit at the Commonwealth Games, missing out on the final.

The 20-year-old recorded a time of 4:35.052, some 16 seconds behind fourth-placed Sam Bewley of New Zealand.

He, along with Kiwi compatriot Jesse Sergent and Australians Jack Bobridge and Michael Hepburn will contest the final.

This afternoon (1.30pm GMT) Christian and Manx team-mate Chris Whorrall take part in the points race heats.

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