Finance

Silver for Barker in World Championship scratch race

Silver for Barker in World Championship scratch race

Two-time Olympic champion Vogel added the keirin crown to the title she had already secured this week in her favoured sprint event.

She beat American Sarah Hammer in the women's 25km points race.

But Barker fought back, taking the lead back with four laps to go by gaining a lap on her opponent, and finished on 59 points. Kirsten Wild took bronze for the Netherlands.

"I didn't ride a brilliant race, but I was just knackered", she said.

"I think it was six to go and my coach (Chris Newton) just shouted "sprint" which I think was the only thing I could do".

For the first time since 2011, there will be no medals for Canada's crack women's team pursuit outfit, as Australia won out in the first round.

Nielsen, who was in the trio that won bronze in 2009 and 2011, was thrilled.

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Poland's Adrian Teklinski won the men's scratch race for his first world title after risking everything with a surprise attack in the final kilometre that saw him open up a half-lap lead over the pack.

Meyer, 29, was in front from almost halfway in the gruelling, 160-lap race, finishing with 76 points, ahead of Belgian Kenny De Ketele and Poland's Wojciech Pszczolarski, who both had 40.

"As a team we showed a lot of grit in that last ride", Mitchell, who was the fastest individual rider in the competition, said. "It was hard the first two and three days and the morale of the French team was so good that everyone was motivated to give everything in the end of the week". Kenny won the title previous year in London, but is now pregnant and taking a break. Hong Kong's Wai Sze Lee finished in third, earlier falling to Vogel in the semifinals.

There was a bright spot in Team Canada's Thursday at the Hong Kong world track cycling championships, but there wasn't much to shout about.

It's the 22-year-old's third track world championship title, the other two both coming in the team pursuit, an event in which she won gold with Team GB at Rio last year.

The 2017 Track World Championships concluded in Hong Kong on Sunday.

Fed up after two silver medals and hearing other nationalities' anthems far too often at the Tseung Kwan O velodrome, the Welsh rider was determined there would be no consolation prize this time.


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