CYCLING Preview: Track World Cup resumes in Berlin

The track cyclists have been off since October, but are gathered in Berlin (GER) for the third stage in the 2018-19 UCI Track Cycling World Cup. The winners from Saint Quentin-en-Yvelines (FRA: 18-21 October) and Milton (CAN: 25-28 October):

Men:
Sprint:
I: Matt Glaetzer (AUS)
II: Matt Glaetzer (AUS)

Team Sprint:
I: Netherlands
II: Netherlands

Time Trial:
I: not held
II: not held

Team Pursuit:
I: Denmark
II: Denmark

Keirin:
I: Yuta Wakimoto (JPN)
II: Jason Kenny (GBR)

Omnium:
I: Albert Torres Barcelo (ESP)
II: Benjamin Thomas (FRA)

Madison:
I: Hansen/Mowkov (DEN)
II: von Folsach/Johansen (DEN)

Women:
Sprint:
I: Wai Sze Lee (HKG)
II: Wai Sze Lee (HKG)

Team Sprint:
I: Russia
II: Australia

Time Trial:
I: not held
II: not held

Team Pursuit:
I: Australia
II: Great Britain

Keirin:
I: Laurine van Riessen (NED)
II: Madalyn Godby (USA)

Omnium:
I: Kirsten Wild (NED)
II: Laura Kenny (GBR)

Madison:
I: Didriksen/Leth (DEN)
II: Archibald/Barker (GBR)

The only double winners in the individual events have been the sprinters: Matthew Glaetzer of Australia and Wai Sze Lee of Hong Kong. Glaetzer is the reigning World Champion in the Sprint, and also won the 2017-18 World Cup seasonal title in the Keirin.

The other current-season World Cup winner who was a defending seasonal champion from 2017-18 is Dutch rider Laurine van Riessen, who won the Sprint. She was the winner in the season opener in the Keirin in France.

American Jennifer Valente was the World Cup seasonal winner in the Omnium in 2017-18 and was third in that race in Milton.

The World Cup schedule has another December date, in London (GBR) with the final two legs in Cambridge (NZL) and Hong Kong in January. Look for results here.

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