UCI Track Cycling World Championships 2018 – Day 5, Session 2 – Report

  Women's Points Race, Men's Kilometre Time Trial, Women's Keirin and Men's Madison; the final four titles of the 2018 UCI Track Cycling World Championships were decided.   Women Keirin Round 2 Defending champion Vogel (GER) and last year's Bronze medallist Degrendele (BEL) both cruised through to the final for the medals, as did Dutch riders van

UCI Track Cycling World Championships 2018 – Day 5, Session 1 – Report

  The short but sharp first session on day five saw the start of the Women's Keirin and the Men's Kilometer Time Trial.   Women Keirin Round 1 The first round of the Women's Keirin saw very few surprises. Stephanie Morton of Australia was perhaps the only notable non-qualifier, as defending champion Kristina Vogel from Germany

UCI Track Cycling World Championships 2018 – Day 4, Session 2 – Report

  Four thrilling battles and four more world titles awarded on the penultimate day of the 2018 Track Cycling World Championships.   Women 500m Time Trial Final Daria Shmeleva of Russia could not defend her title from a year ago. Her time of 33.237 was quicker than her qualification run but was only good enough for second.

UCI Track Cycling World Championships 2018 – Day 4, Session 1 – Report

  Action-packed racing and a new world record in the first session on day four.   Women 500m Time Trial Qualifying Defending champion Daria Shmeleva of Russia showed she was once again the strongest sprinter against the clock. She set a time of 33.239 over the two laps to qualify in first place. Two Germans, Welte

UCI Track Cycling World Championships 2018 – Day 3, Session 2 – Report

  Four more rainbow jerseys were awarded in session two of day three in Apeldoorn.   Men Points Race The Men's Points Race was frantic from start to finish, with a total of twelve riders gaining laps. Eloy Teruel of Spain, Joao Matias from Portugal and Dutchman Jan Willem van Schip were the three riders who scored

UCI Track Cycling World Championships 2018 – Day 3, Session 1 – Report

  The first session on day three included the opening rounds of the Men's Sprint and Individual Pursuit Qualifying, and the first two events in the Women's Omnium.   Men Sprint Qualifying Home favourite Jeffrey Hoogland topped the table in the Men's Sprint Qualifying with a time of 9.674. Australia's Matthew Glaetzer was just 0.003 seconds

UCI Track Cycling World Championships 2018 – Day 2, Session 2 – Report

  Four titles were up for grabs in the evening session on the second day of competition at the 2018 UCI Track Cycling World Championships.   Women Team Pursuit Round 1 The first heat saw Germany beat France, but neither were to make it any further. In the second heat, Canada caught Poland around three quarters of

UCI Track Cycling World Championships 2018 – Day 2, Session 1 – Report

  The second day began with the opening rounds of the Women's Sprint and Men's Keirin, and there were a few upsets.   Women Sprint Qualifying Just like she did last year, Stephanie Morton from Australia came out on top in the Women’s Sprint Qualifying, posting a time of 10.645. The second and third places went

UCI Track Cycling World Championships 2018 – Day 1, Session 2 – Report

  The second session on day one of competition at the 2018 UCI Track Cycling World Championships saw rainbow jerseys awarded in the Women's Scratch, Women's Team Sprint and Men's Team Sprint.   Women Team Sprint Qualifying The qualifying saw no great upsets or surprises, as Germany came out on top and the other seven qualifiers

UCI Track Cycling World Championships 2018 – Day 1, Session 1 – Report

The week's competition at the 2018 UCI Track Cycling World Championships began with the Team Pursuit Qualifying. Women Team Pursuit Qualifying The women were up first, and it was the USA who came out on top. Just the third team to go off, the American quartet of Jennifer Valente, Kelly Catlin, Chloe Dygert and Kimberly