European Track Championships 2020: Britain tops medal table as Laura Kenny, Elinor Barker and Ethan Vernon podium on final night

A great showing from GB riders in Bulgaria

(Image credit: Alex Whitehead/

British riders put in another strong performance on the final day of racing at the European Track Championships, securing two more medals thanks to Laura Kenny, Elinor Barker and Ethan Vernon.  

The Great Britain Cycling Team finished the competition, held in Plovdiv, Bulgaria, top of the medals leaderboard with six golds, three silvers and two bronze medal placings.

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Alex Ballinger

Alex Ballinger is editor of BikeBiz magazine, the leading publication for the UK cycle industry, and is the former digital news editor for After gaining experience in local newsrooms, national newspapers and in digital journalism, Alex found his calling in cycling, first as a reporter, then as news editor responsible for Cycling Weekly's online news output, and now as the editor of BikeBiz. Since pro cycling first captured his heart during the 2010 Tour de France (specifically the Contador-Schleck battle) Alex covered three Tours de France, multiple editions of the Tour of Britain, and the World Championships, while both writing and video presenting for Cycling Weekly. He also specialises in fitness writing, often throwing himself into the deep end to help readers improve their own power numbers.  Away from the desk, Alex can be found racing time trials, riding BMX and mountain bikes, or exploring off-road on his gravel bike. He’s also an avid gamer, and can usually be found buried in an eclectic selection of books.