Para-cycling Track World Championships: Great Britain win five golds & silver

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Great Britain claimed five gold medals and one silver on the 1/3 day of the Para-cycling Track World Championships in the Netherlands. Sarah Storey, a 14-time Paralympic champion, defended her WC5 3km man or woman pursuit name in Apeldoorn, before claiming scratch race gold. Sophie Thornhill and pilot Helen Scott received the WB 1km time trial earlier than James Ball and Pete Mitchell claimed a marvel gold within the guys’s occasion. Katie Toft gained C1 scratch race gold. In the men’s MC4 individual pursuit, Britain’s George Peasgood claimed a silver medal after being beaten by means of world and Paralympic champion Jozef Metelka of Slovakia. Cox willing to ‘grin and endure’ damage Toft’s win saw her declare her 2nd medal of the week after her victory on the outlet day in the WC1 3km pursuit. The 26-year-vintage became the most effective rider in her occasion. Toft additionally won the omnium however as it’s miles a take a look at occasion at this yr’s World Championships, no medals had been awarded. Storey, forty one, also received silver in Friday’s 500m time trial. Ball and Mitchell in advance beat defending champions and fellow British duo Neil Fachie and pilot Matt Rotherham to take home MB 1km time trial gold. They had a disrupted building up to their race when, on their first strive, the chain on their motorcycle broke as they got here out of the begin gate. Their 2d strive became an awful lot more a hit, seeing them win their first global name. “I can not trust it, we’ve got worked so tough for that. I’m so satisfied,” 27-yr-antique Ball said. Great Britain won three gold medals on the outlet day of the event, whilst Lora Fachie and Corrine Hall claimed 3km pursuit bronze on Friday.

Great Britain claimed five gold medals and one silver on the 1/3 day of the Para-cycling Track World Championships in the Netherlands. Sarah Storey, a 14-time Paralympic champion, defended her WC5 3km man or woman pursuit name in Apeldoorn, before claiming scratch race gold. Sophie Thornhill and pilot Helen Scott received the WB 1km time trial earlier than James Ball and Pete Mitchell claimed a marvel gold within the guys’s occasion. Katie Toft gained C1 scratch race gold. In the men’s MC4 individual pursuit, Britain’s George Peasgood claimed a silver medal after being beaten by means of world and Paralympic champion Jozef Metelka of Slovakia. Cox willing to ‘grin and endure’ damage Toft’s win saw her declare her 2nd medal of the week after her victory on the outlet day in the WC1 3km pursuit. The 26-year-vintage became the most effective rider in her occasion. Toft additionally won the omnium however as it’s miles a take a look at occasion at this yr’s World Championships, no medals had been awarded. Storey, forty one, also received silver in Friday’s 500m time trial. Ball and Mitchell in advance beat defending champions and fellow British duo Neil Fachie and pilot Matt Rotherham to take home MB 1km time trial gold. They had a disrupted building up to their race when, on their first strive, the chain on their motorcycle broke as they got here out of the begin gate. Their 2d strive became an awful lot more a hit, seeing them win their first global name. “I can not trust it, we’ve got worked so tough for that. I’m so satisfied,” 27-yr-antique Ball said. Great Britain won three gold medals on the outlet day of the event, whilst Lora Fachie and Corrine Hall claimed 3km pursuit bronze on Friday.