Havik and Stroetinga win London Six Day after nail biting climax

Brits Latham and Tennant fade to fourth place

Yoeri Havik and Wim Stroetinga (centre) celebrate becoming overall Dix Day winners 2018 (John Walton/PA Wire/PA Images)

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The London Six Day was decided on the final lap of the final event on Sunday, with Dutch team Yoeri Havik and Wim Stroetinga winning the overall.

The pair started the day fourth in the standings, but won a thrilling final chase to take the title on points, ahead of Australians Leigh Howard and Kelland O’Brien, with Roger Kluge and Theo Reinhardt third.

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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.