Liam Phillips leads BMX Supercross World Cup standings

British BMX racer Liam Phillips
Liam Phillips won the BMX World Championships in New Zealand in 2013

Defending champion Liam Phillips took top spot in the BMX Supercross World Cup standings with victory in the third round in Sweden.

Somerset's Phillips, who trains in Manchester, replaced Australia's Sam Willoughby at the top of the table with two legs of the series to go.

Phillips, 26, won the elite men's final in the Sibirien BMX Arena in Angelholm with Willoughby finishing third.

The event counts towards qualification for the 2016 Rio Olympic Games.

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