Australian Glaetzer wins sprint gold at cycling world championships

04 March 2018 02:42
Glaetzer eliminated defending champion Dmitriev before finalHas earned five top-six finishes at championships since 2013Matthew Glaetzer is track cycling’s new sprint king after storming to victory at the world championships in The Netherlands as Australia’s mini-team continues to excel.The 25-year-old South Australian eliminated defending world champion Denis Dmitriev of Russia and Frenchman Sebastien Vigier on his way to the gold medal clash. Then Glaetzer crushed rising British star Jack Carlin 2-0 in the gold medal clash. Related: Katie Archibald and Emily Nelson win world cycling gold in madison Related: Laura Kenny helps Great Britain to silver in women’s team pursuit Continue reading. . read full article

Source: TheGuardian