DAY THREE RESULTS: Gb enjoy golden finish

Picture by Alex Broadway/SWpix.com - 06/11/2016 - Cycling - 2016 UCI Track Cycling World Cup, Day 3 - Sir Chris Hoy Velodrome, Glasgow, United Kingdom - Women's Omnium Scratch Race 14 - Emily Kay of Great Britain.

Great Britain enjoyed another golden day at the Sir Chris Hoy Velodrome with victory in the women’s omnium and men’s team sprint as the Tissot UCI Track Cycling World Cup in Glasgow drew to a close.

The British trio of Joe Truman, Ryan Owens and Jack Carlin powered to victory in the men’s team sprint, seeing off rivals France in a time of 43.479. Poland got the better of Germany in the bronze medal race.

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Emily Kay added the new-look women’s omnium gold to the team pursuit gold she won on Friday evening. Kay had gone into the final event of four, the points race, lying in second position, just six points behind Japan’s Yumi Kajihara after placing fourth in the scratch and second in both the tempo and elimination races. Second place in the points race was enough to see her edge out Belgium’s Lotte Kopecky and finish on top spot.  Tatsiana Sharakova of Belarus took bronze.

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The men’s Madison was won by Spain’s Sebastian Mora Vedri and Albert  Torres Barcelo on 45 points with Australia’s Cameron Meyer and Callum Scotson having to settle for silver just one point behind on. Belgium’s Kenny de Ketele and Moreno de Pauw took bronze with 41 points.

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France’s Sylvain Chavanel took gold in the men’s individual pursuit, beating Daniel Staniszewski of Poland by over two seconds in a time of 4:20.567.  Dion Beukeboom from the Netherlands took bronze in a time of 4:20.742, defeating Germany’s Keif Lampater (4:27.446).

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Spain’s Tania Calvo Barbero and Helena Casas Roige won gold in the women’s team sprint, beating the China duo of Jun Han and Lili Liu in the final.

The bronze medal was won by Russia’s Natalia Antonova and Tatiana Kiseleva who beat Austalia’s Courtney Field and Holly Takos.

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The women’s scratch was won by France’s Elise Delzenne. Evgeniya Romanyuta of Russia was the first rider to take a lap with a solo attack. She was joined by Delzenne, Marina Shmayankova (Belarus), Minami Uwano (Japan) and Lydia Gurley (Ireland) who all finished a lap ahead of the field. It was Delzenne who crossed the line first with Uwano claiming silver and Romanyuta taking home bronze.

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