Gallery: Hatfield speedway rider Mear through to World U21 semi-finals

HATFIELD speedway rider Robert Mear won the World Under-21 qualifying round at Rye House yesterday (Sunday). The 20-year-old former Onslow St Audrey s School pupil beat Australian Darcy Ward in a run-off for first place at his home track in Hoddesdon. For

HATFIELD speedway rider Robert Mear won the World Under-21 qualifying round at Rye House yesterday (Sunday).

The 20-year-old former Onslow St Audrey's School pupil beat Australian Darcy Ward in a run-off for first place at his home track in Hoddesdon.

Former British U21 champion and ex-Rye House Rockets favourite Tai Woffinden was third.

The result takes Rocket man Mear, who lives in Briars Lane, through to the semi-finals of the world U21 competition.


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He will ride next in either Hungary on June 20 or Sweden seven days later.

Result

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1 Robert Mear (Great Britain)

2 Darcy Ward (Australia)

3 Tai Woffinden (Great Britain)

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