Track Cycling: Jason Kenny world champion individual speed

The British Jason Kenny after his victory in the final of the World Speed ​​Championship Saturday, March 5 in London.

Britain’s Jason Kenny, Olympic champion, became champion of the world speed defeating Australian Matthew Glaetzer, Saturday, March 5 at night London. Russian Denis Dmitriev won the match for third place by beating Damian Zielinski Polish.

Almost disappeared from radar to track since his world title in the keirin in 2013, Britain’s Jason Kenny has managed a return foreground noticed by winning gold in the individual sprint

After two lean years without global podium or conclusive performance in the world Cup, the 27-year track racer finds the peaks at the right time, unless five months of an Olympic deadline.

Fernando Gaviria won the omnium

Fernando Gaviria in London on 5 March.

Earlier, the Colombian Fernando Gaviria had renewed its title of world champion in the omnium, beating the German Roger Kluge and Australian Glenn O’Shea.

for a long time the head of the race, the Italian Elia Viviani failed off the podium, 4 th , while Britain’s Mark Cavendish, who will line up Sunday to start the race to the American duet with Bradley Wiggins took the 6th place. The French Thomas Boudat took the 9 th instead.

Already titrated to Saint-Quentin-en-Yvelines there one year, Gaviria, young prodigy of 21 years, demonstrated in relapsed this year, he is a serious contender for the Olympic title in August in Rio.

“I shine in both sprint and endurance events. I can be optimistic when I think Rio “, said Gaviria, on the road, part of the staff of the Belgian Etixx training.

The omnium combines six events, mixing sprint and endurance: scratch, flying lap, individual pursuit, elimination races, kilometer points race


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