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Crampton cashes in on Britain's golden weekend

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Cycling News
Published:
November 03, 2008, 0:00 GMT,
Updated:
April 22, 2009, 19:41 BST
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Latest Cycling News, November 3, 2008
Matt Crampton (r) takes the victory and the money

Matt Crampton (r) takes the victory and the money

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By Ben Atkins in Manchester Great Britain's Matt Crampton has taken the title, and the big money...

By Ben Atkins in Manchester

Great Britain's Matt Crampton has taken the title, and the big money prize, in the fifth JKA International Keirin Event, capping a weekend of unprecedented success for the host nation. He took the lead early on and used the endurance that earned him fourth place in the Kilometre at this year's World Championships to hold off a strong challenge from Olympic silver medallist Ross Edgar (Sky+ HD).

Asked how he felt, Crampton replied "Good!" He continued to warm down on the rollers while chatting to Cyclingnews. "The money's going to be really handy!"

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