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Swift Inspired to Gold

Later in the day, best friend of Peter Kennaugh and Island resident Ben Swift also became a World Champion when he took the honours in the Men's 15 kilometre Scratch Race.

He held off a late surge from South Africa's Nolan Hoffman to cross the line first after a dramatic 60 lap race around the velodrome in Melbourne.

Swift says seeing the Team Pursuit performance filled him with confidence for his event:-

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