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Evans takes gold on final day of Track Cycling World Championships

Great Britain took their overall medal total to ten in Saint-Quentin-en-Yvelines, as Ethan Hayter and Ollie Wood won silver in the men’s madison and Ethan…

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Great Britain took their overall medal total to ten in Saint-Quentin-en-Yvelines, as Ethan Hayter and Ollie Wood won silver in the men’s madison and Ethan Vernon claimed bronze in the men’s elimination race.

Evans earned her maiden World Championship crown with 60 points, seven ahead of second-placed Julie Leth of Denmark.

The Olympic silver medallist gained a lap early on and was then able to gain another in the closing stages before clinching the rainbow jersey on the final sprint. NEAH EVANS � WORLD CHAMPION

A deserved winner in the Women’s Points Race � @neahevans � pic.twitter.com/RN7JhJXCWr — Team GB (@TeamGB) October 16, 2022 “It was a little bit panicked,” admitted Evans. "I just had to try and give it everything to get the lap, get back on, and get back onto the top which I managed to do, which was fantastic.

“It’s a pretty good title to win, it’s been won by a lot of fantastic bike riders so I’m delighted to get my name up there too.”

Evans finished fifth in the women’s madison on Saturday alongside Laura Kenny, and revealed she was pleased to bounce back from a disappointing day on the track with a medal.

“I was definitely disappointed yesterday, we had a lot of good potential going into the race but we just couldn’t bring it together,” added Evans.“It was a huge disappointment for us both so it’s fantastic that I’ve been able to use that form and generate the win today.”It was silver in the men’s madison for […]

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