Britain’s Rushby and George win AVS Cup

British talents Max Rushby and Alfred George successfully defended their lead on the final day of the AVS Cup, the Future Six Days of Ghent.

Rushby and George collected a total of 118 points, 19 more than German pair Arne Birkemose and Tim Torn Teutenberg. Fellow Brits Oliver Stockwell and Oscar Nilsson-Julien were third on 93 points to complete the podium. Michael Steyaert and Siebe Deweirdt (31 points) finished sixth as the best of the Belgian teams.

Classification Future Six Days:

  1. Max Rushby/Alfred George (GBr) 118 points
  2. Arne Birkemose/Tim Torn Teutenberg (Ger) 99
  3. Oliver Stockwell/Oscar Nilsson-Julien (GBr) 93
  4. Mel van der Veekens/Philip Heijnen (Ned) 77
  5. Marcus Sander Hansen/Frederik Egehus (Den) 70
  6. Michael Steyaert/Siebe Deweirdt (Bel) 31 +1 lap
  7. Filippo Ferronato/Matteo Donega (Ita) 10 +2 laps
  8. Brent Van Mulders/Tuur Dens (Bel) 38 +5 laps
  9. Gianluca Pollefliet/Noah Vandenbranden (Bel) 66 +9 laps
  10. Nicolas Wernimont/Maxwell De Broeder (Bel) 64
  11. Clément Petit/Kévin Vauquelin (Fra) 5