‘World Cup in Brisbane’- last day


finally reason for a mile for Nicky Degrendele

Australia’s Stephanie Morton was denied gold for the second consecutive day on the track where she earned a hat-trick of Commonwealth Games titles last year.
Morton was beaten by world champion Lee Wai Sze of Hong Kong in yesterday’s sprint event and she was edged out today by Colombia’s Martha Bayona Pineda in the keirin event.

Belgium’s Nicky Degrendele earned a hard-fought bronze medal.
Women keirin
Martha Bayona (Col)
Stephanie Morton (Aus)
Nicky Degrendele


Mateusz Rudyk (Pol) is one of the fastest sprinters in the world

World Championship bronze medallist Mateusz Rudyk won the men’s sprint competition as he claimed victories in both rides of the final against New Zealand’s Sam Webster.

Australia’s Matthew Glaetzer added to his keirin silver medal as he won the contest for bronze.
It marked an impressive display from the Australian just weeks after having surgery following a diagnosis of thyroid cancer.

He won both rides in the bronze medal contest against Suriname’s Jaïr Tjon En Fa.
Men sprint
Mateusz Rudyk (Pol)
Sam Webster (Nzl)
Matthew Gleatzer (Aus)
4e Jaïr Tjon En Fa (Sur)


Jennifer Valente is one of the candidates for an Olympic medal

American Jennifer Valente provided a consistent series of performances to be crowed winner of the women’s omnium. Valente began the event with a second-place result in the scratch race, but then earned wins in the tempo and elimination races.

The American extended her advantage in the points race to finish the competition with a winning total of 139.
Canada’s Allison Beveridge was the closest challenger, finishing on 127 for the silver medal.
New Zealand’s Holly Edmondson completed the podium on 100 points.
Women omnium
  Jennifer Valente (USA) 139 pts
  Allison Beveridge (Can) 127 pts
  Holly Edmondston (Nzl) 100 pts
DNF Annette Edmondson (Aus)