Videos and more from the 2014 London Track World Cup

All the results are on Tissot, and if you want to see videos from the men’s races, check out the UCI’s and British Cycling’s youtubes.  Here’s the UCI’s combined live racing from the final session, with highlights from previous races

Day 1

On Day 1 we had the women’s Team Pursuit, Team Sprint and Scratch race.  Here’s the British Cycling highlights video

BBC Sport’s Day 1 video clip; Race reports & photos from the morning and evening sessions on Track Cycling; Race report and photos from British Cycling; Race report and photo gallery from Cycling Australia; Photos on Cyclingnews.

(Right now all the UCI videos are geo-restricted in the UK, but you can watch them with something like Hola or Tunnelbear set to somewhere like Spain or Algeria)

Videos of the individual Day 1 races:

Team Pursuit

In their qualification ride, the Canadian team lost one rider to a crash, but still ended third fastest.  Great skills from Steph Roorda not to fall too

and Great Britain qualified fastest (click through for video).  One of the semi-finals (more vid)were a bit controversial – GB nearly caught USA, so the USA weren’t allowed to change til they were passed…  but GB decided not to make the catch for the last half, so USA riders had to change…  and were DQed.

In the race for Bronze, Canada redeemed themselves…

…and the gold finals was that classic match-up – GB v Aus

Podium photo via Tissot, and full results.

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Team Sprint

Kristina Vogel and Miriam Welte qualified second-fastest for Germany

Jayco-AIS v Russia race for bronze

and China v Germany for gold

Tissot podium photo and full results.

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Scratch

I’m queasy about crash videos, but if you’re not, this is what we have from the Scratch race (ouch).  Here are the full results.

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Day 2

Here are the highlights montage:

Race report and photo gallery from Cycling Australia; Photos on Cyclingnews; Race report and photos from British Cycling; Race report & photos from the morning and evening sessions on Track Cycling.

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Sprint

The British Cycling videos are natuarally very Brit-focused – here’s Jess Varnish against Olga Streltsova in the 1/16th finals; against Zhong Tianshi in the 1/8th finals; and with Lin Junhong and Lee Wai Sze in the 1/16th final repechage.

Wish this had been the Final rather than the Quarters…

Races for bronze

and for gold

Here’s the podium photo (love that height difference!) and full results.

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Points race

Not much out there, but here are the full results.

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Omnium

There’s a UCI montage of the full omnium:

And BBC Sport’s video highlights.  Or taking it race-by-race, here’s the final lap of the Scratch race

and the top 2 after that, Laura Trott and Kirsten Wild, in the Individual Pursuit

Another crash video, from the Elimination…  And here’s the final sprint between Wild and Trott.

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Day 3

Highlights:

Photos on Cyclingnews; Race report and photos from British Cycling; Race report from the morning session on Track Cycling; Race report and photo gallery from Cycling Australia.

More omnium

The 500m saw a shake-up to the standings… well, except at the top!

Jolien D’hoore won the Flying Lap – here’s Laura Trott finishing 5th, but still keeping her lead

Full results

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Keirin

Because there was Brit interest, we get video of one of the first round repêchages.  And because whoever’s doing the British Cycling videos loves crashes, here’s a crash in the 2nd round.

The final

Full results

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Miscellany

Have you ever wondered how a Track World Cup is put together, and what it’s like backstage?

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