When Agustin Navarro’s rival suffered a puncture near the finish line of a big competition, it was the perfect opportunity for him to speed into third place and win the bronze medal.
But this video shows the Spanish rider slowing down to allow his rival to take third place. Great sportsmanship!
Great sportsmanship 👏👏👏 pic.twitter.com/SPY9rGQjDj
— Cycling Today (@CyclingTodayEn) 21 decembrie 2016
Ismael Esteban, who had been in third place for the majority of the Santa Barbara cyclo-cross race in Cantabria, was only 300 metres from the finish line when his tyre gave out. The video was posted online and has been shared thousands of times globally.