Revealed on the 20/12/2020, 21:00
The 27-year-old Welsh bicycle owner was tackling a gruelling session of steep and moist roads when he encountered a small canine huddled and frightened.
Doull instructed The Telegraph, “I discovered him on the aspect of the highway, shivering and looking out a bit misplaced.”
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Stopping directly, the bicycle owner referred to as the quantity that was printed on the canine’s collar disc however obtained no reply.
An deal with too was listed to which Doull promptly set off. He knew of the farm, and deliberate to cycle the quick distance to reunite the canine with its proprietor.
The issue Doull now confronted was how finest to tether the canine for the quick journey.
The Welshman – who received males’s workforce pursuit gold within the 2016 Olympics – realised his solely choice was to make use of the headphones he was carrying. In a second, Doull had common a intelligent lead which he connected to the canine’s collar.
The pair set off at a gradual trot to the farm, and earlier than lengthy arrived to a hero’s welcome. The canine, referred to as Bolt, seemingly lived as much as its identify, however was pretty quickly asleep, exhausted by the day’s adventures.
As for Doull, he set off and resumed his coaching session. Bolt’s proprietor, surgeon Dr James Harvey was grateful for Doull’s intervention. He later posted on Twitter, “Thanks Owain. Bolt’s exhausted and happy to have met a brand new buddy.”