Observe World Cup: Nice Britain’s ladies win group pursuit gold


GB cruise previous Germany to take gold within the ladies’s group pursuit
Observe Biking World Cup
Venue: Sir Chris Hoy Velodrome, Glasgow Date: Eight-10 November Begin: 10:30 GMT
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Nice Britain’s ladies cruised to group pursuit gold on day one of many Observe Biking World Cup in Glasgow.

Katie Archibald, Elinor Barker, Neah Evans and Ellie Dickinson clocked 4 minutes 12.244 seconds to beat Germany simply on the Chris Hoy Velodrome.

“It was a fast time and just a little bit above our expectations. It is good when it occurs like that,” stated Barker.

Jack Carlin, Ryan Owens and Joseph Truman gained males’s group dash silver behind world champions the Netherlands.

Residence favorite Archibald says their efficiency is a key marker earlier than the World Observe Championships in February and subsequent summer season’s Olympic Video games.

“Numerous the dialog main into an occasion like that is whether or not you need to concentrate on a end result or a course of,” stated Archibald. “However after you concentrate on a course of and nonetheless stroll away with a end result like this, we’re very comfortable.”

The boys’s group pursuit group couldn’t match the achievements of their feminine counterparts, with Ed Clancy, Charlie Tanfield, Ethan Hayter and Ollie Wooden ending fourth after defeat by France within the bronze medal race.

GB’s Lora Fachie wins gold with Laura Cluxton silver in para B particular person pursuit

Britain gained six medals within the Para-cycling occasions, with Liverpool’s Lora Fachie profitable gold and Laura Cluxton silver within the opening occasion of the evening, the Para B particular person pursuit.

Crystal Lane-Wright claimed gold within the ladies’s Para C5 particular person pursuit.

Jody Cundy, Finlay Grahan and Jaco van Gass gained gold within the all-British last of the blended Para C1-C5 group dash.