First gold for GB as Katie Archibald wins nail-biting omnium at Track World Championships 2017

23-year-old provides rollercoaster ride in final points race to claim gold

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Katie Archibald claimed Great Britain's first gold medal of the Track World Championships as she took a superb victory in the women's omnium.

In a relatively young and inexperienced British team in Hong Kong, 23-year-old Katie Archibald was one of the more seasoned campaigners, and rode faultlessly in the morning's first two omnium events.

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