Australia back on top at Track World Championships as gap year pays dividends

Australia won two team pursuit golds on day two at the UCI Track Cycling World Championships in Pruszkow, Poland. A scratch race gold brings their tally up to four in two days as they return to the top after missing the event in 2018

(Image credit: Szymon Gruchalski)

The Australian squad snatched the team pursuit mantle back from Britain’s grasp on Thursday night, winning both the men’s and women’s events and setting a world record in the process.

With just a year and a half to go to the next Olympics the ball is now firmly in their court. A year after setting a world record at the Commonwealth Games then men’s quartet went faster still with a 3-48 minute ride.

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