Netherlands win world title in men’s team sprint

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ROUBAIX, France, Oct 20 (Reuters) – Olympic champions the Netherlands adopted beat hosts France in the men’s team sprint ultimate on the monitor biking world championships on Wednesday.

The Dutch led from begin to end on the Stab Velodrome as Jeffrey Hoogland, Harrie Lavreysen and Roy van der Berg added to their Tokyo gold medal with a time of 41.979 seconds.

It was, nevertheless, an honest efficiency by France, who received an surprising bronze medal on the Tokyo Games.

Germany took bronze after their ladies broke the world file with a time of 46.064 to grab gold from the Russian Cycling Federation team with Britain claiming bronze.

Italy set the most effective time in the men’s pursuit qualifying earlier than simply beating Britain whereas France took a cushty win towards defending champions Denmark to arrange a ultimate showdown with the Olympic champions on Thursday.

On opening day for Italy, European champion Martina Fidanza broke away from the bunch and shortly opened an unassailable result in declare the primary gold medal of the world championships in the ladies’s scratch race.

Writing by Julien Pretot; Editing by Ed Osmond

Cycling - UCI Track Cycling World Championships - Stab Velodrome, Roubaix, France - October 20, 2021 Bronze medalists, Germany’s Stefan Boetticher, Joachim Eilers and Nik Schroeter celebrate on the podium after the Men’s Team Sprint Bronze Medal Race REUTERS/Christian Hartmann

Cycling - UCI Track Cycling World Championships - Stab Velodrome, Roubaix, France - October 20, 2021 Gold medalists, Netherlands’ Jeffrey Hoogland, Harrie Lavreysen and Roy van den Berg celebrate on the podium after winning the Men’s Team Sprint Gold Medal Race REUTERS/Christian Hartmann

Cycling - UCI Track Cycling World Championships - Stab Velodrome, Roubaix, France - October 20, 2021 Bronze medalists, Germany’s Stefan Boetticher, Joachim Eilers and Nik Schroeter celebrate on the podium after the Men’s Team Sprint Bronze Medal Race REUTERS/Christian Hartmann