Great Britain make history on first day of Track Cycling World Championships

Three titles were awarded on the opening day, in the women’s scratch race and the men's and women's team sprints

Great Britain Track Cycling World Championships
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The 2021 UCI Track Cycling World Championships began on Wednesday at the Jean-Stablinski Velodrome in Roubaix, with three titles awarded: in the women’s scratch race and the men's and women's team sprints.

The Great Britain Cycling Team secured a historic bronze medal in the women's team sprint, their first World Championships medal in the event in its new three-rider format.

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Ryan is a staff writer for Cycling Weekly, having joined the team in September 2021. He first joined Future in December 2020, working across FourFourTwo, Golf Monthly, Rugby World and Advnture's websites, before making his way to cycling. After graduating from Cardiff University with a degree in Journalism and Communications, Ryan earned a NCTJ qualification to further develop as a writer.