Commonwealth Games medal glory for Melton athlete

A Melton athlete shared in medal glory on the first day of the 2022 Commonwealth Games in Birmingham this afternoon (Friday).

By Nick Rennie
Friday, 29th July 2022, 5:21 pm
Updated Friday, 29th July 2022, 5:38 pm
Sophie Unwin and Georgia Holt celebrate bronze medal glory at today's Commonwealth Games para cycling event
Sophie Unwin and Georgia Holt celebrate bronze medal glory at today's Commonwealth Games para cycling event

Georgia Holt (22) rode as pilot for England's Sophie Unwin as she won the bronze medal in the Women’s Tandem Sprint event at the velodrome.

Sophie powered away from Scotland's Libby Clegg in a thrilling contest, winning the first two races in the best-of-three ride-off.

Georgia Tweeted earlier: “We are simply just honoured to be here and soaking it all in.”

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