VIDEO: Trott wins World Cup gold in omnium

Double Olympic champion

Laura Trott triumphs in the women’s omnium

at the World Cup event in Manchester, saying the home crowd “drove her” to success.

The Briton was sixth overnight but finished second in the individual pursuit before coming first in the scratch race, lapping the group, and winning the time trial finale. Canada’s Gillian Carleton claimed silver and French cyclist Laurie Berthon got bronze.

Trott says she is delighted by her success having

won team pursuit gold in a world-record time

alongside Dani King, Joanna Rowsell and Elinor Barker in Friday’s session, and describes this World Cup on home soil as a “really good weekend”.

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