Danish pair Hestor and Mørkøv take a slender lead at the London Six Day

Tenant and Latham wave the flag for Britain in third

Riders during the elimination race at the 2018 London Six Day, day one (John Walton/PA Wire)

(Image credit: PA Archive/PA Images)

There were thrills but thankfully few spills on the first night of the London Six Day as four teams staked early claims for victory in the general classification.

Danish pair Marc Hester and Jesper Mørkøv lead the event after the first six events, but are one of four teams to have taken three laps on the rest of the field.

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