The British domination of the sprint events at the Sydney World Cup continued on Sunday with Great Britain trio of Ross Edgar, Craig MacLean and Chris Hoy storming to victory in the Team Sprint event.
The Great Britain team set a time of 44.286 seconds for the three laps, beating Holland, who set a time of 44.511. British trade team Science in Sport trio of Matt Crampton, Jason Queally and Jamie Staff, who were third in a time of 44.873.
In the other events on the final day of racing, Russians Mikhail Ignatiev and Nikolai Trussov won the Madison with a total of 22 points ahead of Denmark?s Michael Morkov and Alex Rasmussen who finished with 17 points. China?s Shuang Guo won the women?s keirin but Victoria Pendleton failed to make the final after finishing last in the first round and third in the repechage. The women?s scratch race was won by Holland?s Vera Koedooder.
The next round of the track World Cup is in Moscow between December 15-17, where Britain's pursuit squad will be out in force.
Photo from tissottiming.com
Thank you for reading 5 articles this month* Join now for unlimited access
Enjoy your first month for just £1 / $1 / €1
*Read 5 free articles per month without a subscription
Join now for unlimited access
Try first month for just £1 / $1 / €1
Founded in 1891, Cycling Weekly and its team of expert journalists brings cyclists in-depth reviews, extensive coverage of both professional and domestic racing, as well as fitness advice and 'brew a cuppa and put your feet up' features. Cycling Weekly serves its audience across a range of platforms, from good old-fashioned print to online journalism, and video.
Big Fitness Project: Danny gets lab-tested; Julia hits a Covid hurdle; and it's Steve's final chance to go sub-20
Life often upsets the best-laid plans, as our Project participants found out last month
By David Bradford • Published
New S-Works Turbo tires: 'fastest, best handling and most durable' yet
Specialized finally reveals the tires that have been raced to victory all season long
By Anne-Marije Rook • Published