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Track World Cup: Katie Archibald & Elinor Barker win silver in madison


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Track World Cup: Katie Archibald & Elinor Barker win silver in madison

Media playback is not supported on this device Watch: GB’s Archibald & Barker win madison silverGreat Britain’s Katie Archibald and Elinor Barker won silver in the women’s madison on day three of the Track Cycling World Cup in Glasgow.The pair won the final sprint to secure silver with 31 points as Australia claimed victory with…

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Great Britain’s Katie Archibald and Elinor Barker won silver in the women’s madison on day three of the Track Cycling World Cup in Glasgow.

The set won the last sprint to secure silver with 31 points as Australia declared victory with 40 points.

” It’s quite good that we have actually got a lot better that we can do and are still 2nd,” said Barker. “I ‘d rather have actually won.”

In the guys’s omnium, Britain’s Mark Stewart secured silver.

Stewart, who won the pace race during the event’s four races, was a late call-up and ended up on 109 points, with winner Benjamin Thomas, of France, building up 130 points.

” I got the call last night about 9pm,” stated Stewart. “I was sitting seeing the racing, thinking: ‘I actually desire to be there.'”

Britain’s Jason Kenny had to go for fourth in the males’s keirin.

Kenny, who won his heat in getting approved for the last, made an early rise for victory however was caught after the last corner as France’s Sebastien Vigier won.

” I enjoy with my performance,” stated Kenny, who was beaten in the quarter-finals of the guys’s sprint on Saturday.

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” Dissatisfied with the outcome a little bit however I have actually moved forward a lot and got a lot much better.

” I got stuck in the last and stuck my neck out.”

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