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Track Cycling World Cup: Great Britain take medal tally to six with silver & bronze

Megan Barker

Megan Barker won her first medal of the weekend in the scratch race

Megan Barker won silver and Neah Evans bronze as Britain took their medals tally to six at the UCI Track Cycling World Cup at Saint-Quentin-En-Yvelines in France.

Barker came second behind Australia’s Ashlee Ankudinoff in the scratch race while Evans collected her second medal of the weekend with omnium bronze.

Evans had won silver with Emily Kay in the madison on Saturday and followed up by powering to a third-placed finish behind the Netherlands’ Kirsten Wild and Italian Letizia Paternoster.

GB also won silvers in the men’s team pursuit and points race on Friday, while Ollie Wood claimed silver in the men’s omnium.

Elsewhere, Britain’s Hannah Barnes finished second in the one-day Tour of Guangxi, the final round of the 2018 UCI Women’s WorldTour.

The Canyon-SRAM rider led the 145km race in the final stages but was overhauled in the final metres by Astana’s Arlenis Sierra.

Article source: http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/cycling/45935485

Track Cycling World Cup: Great Britain add two silvers in France

Neah Evans, Emily Kay

Neah Evans and Emily Kay were leading the madison at the halfway stage before being edged out by Denmark

Neah Evans, Emily Kay and Ollie Wood picked up silver medals for Great Britain on the second day of the UCI Track World Cup at Saint-Quentin-En-Yvelines in France.

Evans and Kay finished second in the women’s madison behind Denmark’s European champion pairing of Amalie Dideriksen and Julie Leth.

Wood’s medal came in the men’s omnium behind Albert Torres Barceo of Spain.

GB also won silvers in the men’s team pursuit and points race on Friday.

Article source: http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/cycling/45929873

World Road Championships: Annemiek van Vleuten powers to world time trial title

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World Road Championships: Rohan Dennis wins world time trial title

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Peckham’s BMX brothers with Olympic dreams

A BMX track in south London set up after London’s 2012 Olympics has helped hone the talents of brothers, Tre and Kye Whyte.

The pair from Peckham are now on the British Cycling Academy programme and are hoping their success can help inspire the next generation of young people.

Video Journalist: Simone Stewart

Article source: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-45891846

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