Havik and Stroetinga take the lead as battle hots up at London Six Day

Tenant and Latham slip to sixth after day two

Wim Stroetinga (left) wins the elimination race on London Six Day, day two (Steven Paston/PA Wire/PA Images)

(Image credit: PA Wire/PA Images)

A ding dong battle in the night’s final Madison helped put some shape into the general classification after two nights at the London Six Day.

The 45 minute race saw the Dutch pair of Yoeri Havik and Wim Stroetinga working with German duo Roger Kluge and Theo Reinhardt to put Australians Leigh Howard and Kelland O’Brien on the back foot.

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Owen Rogers is an experienced journalist, covering professional cycling and specialising in women's road racing. He has followed races such as the Women's Tour and Giro d'Italia Donne, live-tweeting from Women's WorldTour events as well as providing race reports, interviews, analysis and news stories. He has also worked for race teams, to provide post race reports and communications.