Laura Trott wins Britain's fourth London Track World Cup gold in omnium

Jon Dibben takes seventh in omnium, Jess Varnish fifth in keirin.

Laura Trott took her second gold of the London Track World Cup meeting tonight, as she sealed victory in the omnium that she led from start-to-finish.

Trott successfully marshalled the field, including nearest challenger Belgian rider Jolien d'Hoore, throughout the 100-lap points race.

The Olympic champion went into the race with a 14-point margin over d'Hoore, who won sprint seven to reduce the gap to just eight. D'Hoore also attacked with 19 laps remaining, but Trott neutralised that move, as well as one shortly after from eventual third-placed finisher Kirsten Wild. She then won the penultimate sprint to clinch victory by 12 points.

“After you win quite a lot of events, people expect you to win. It's hard,” said Trott. “You go into training sessions, you feel rubbish and then you try to think about the next event. It does sometimes get on top of you.

“To race in front of a home crowd again is just amazing and it is such a confidence boost to win again here in London.”

Jess Varnish was initially knocked out of the women's keirin at the second round, but earned a reprieve when Russian Ekaterina Gnidenko was disqualified for entering the sprinters' lane in the heat. She led out early in the final, but was swamped and came home in fifth.

Jon Dibben rode aggressively in final race of the men's omnium, the points race, and settled for seventh overall.

Results

Track World Cup London, day three, evening session

Men's Sprint semi-finals

Jeffrey Hoogland (Ned) beat Hersony Canelon (Ven) 2-1

Fabian Puerta Zapata (Col) beat Matthew Archibald (Hps) 2-0

Men's Sprint finals

1. Jeffrey Hoogland (Ned) beat Fabian Puerta Zapata (Col)

3. Hersony Canelon (Ven) beat Matthew Archibald (Hps) 2-0

Women's Omnium overall

1. Laura Trott (Gbr) 193pts

2. Jolien d'Hoore (Bel) 181pts

3. Kirsten Wild (Ned) 167pts

4. Isabella King (Aus) 155pts

5. Marlies Mejias Garcia (Cub) 140pts

Men's Omnium overall
1. Fernando Gaviria Rendon (Col) 197pts

2. Scott Law (Aus) 171pts

3. Bobby Lea (USA) 164pts

4. Tim Veldt (Ned) 156pts

5. Thomas Boudat (Fra) 152pts

Others
7. Jon Dibben (GBr) 138 pts

Women's Keirin second round
Heat one

1. Shuang Guo (Msp)

2. Wai Sze Lee (Hkg)

3. Hyejin Lee (Kor)

Heat two

1. Kristina Vogel (Ger)

2. Tianshi Zhong (Chn)

3. Jess Varnish (Gbr)

Women's Keirin finals
1. Shuang Guo (Msp)

2. Kristina Vogel (Ger)

3. Hyejin Lee (Kor)

4. Wai Sze Lee (Hkg)

5. Jess Varnish (Gbr)

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Nick Bull is an NCTJ qualified journalist who has written for a range of titles, as well as being a freelance writer at Beat Media Group, which provides reports for the PA Media wire which is circulated to the likes of the BBC and Eurosport. His work at Cycling Weekly predominantly dealt with professional cycling, and he now holds a role as PR & Digital Manager at SweetSpot Group, which organises the Tour of Britain.