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Laura Trott claims gold as Cavendish just misses podium in Track World Cup

Laura Trott claims gold as Cavendish just misses podium in Track World Cup

Great Britain complete Track World Cup in Hong Kong with seven medals
– Laura Trott wins women’s omnium
– Jason Kenny rides to bronze in the men’s sprint
– Mark Cavendish fourth in men’s omnium Laura Trott, Aviva Women’s Tour 2015 team presentation Laura Trott confirmed her status as reigning Olympic Games omnium champion, winning the event that she has made her own in the final round of the UCI Track World Cup in Hong Kong on Sunday.

The 23-year-old Briton won the elimination race in her usual dominant style, and placed second in the final of the six rounds – the points race – to take the top spot ahead of arch rival Sarah Hammer (USA).

It was Trott’s second solo medal of the event after taking silver in the scratch race. On Friday, Trott had helped the British women team pursuiters to qualify fastest, although she did not ride with them in the final, where they claimed silver.

After helping GB to gold in the team sprint, Jason Kenny rode to bronze in the men’s sprint having been ejected from the semi-finals by eventual winner Patrick Constable (Australia). The 20-year-old will be one to watch in the World Championships.
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