Double Olympic gold medalist Laura Trott had to settle for silver in the women omnium in Track World Championships on Sunday, but there was no joy for the new British star Becky James. |
Trott, who won both the team pursuit and omnium gold medals in London in 2012, could not repeat this form in Minsk as a major rival Sarah Hammer this time topped their duel.
The result was a surprise after finishing Saturday's program Trott in third place, five points with three events remaining hammer. team sky kit In London, the 20-year-old has managed to make a comeback in the last day, but has never really been in time for the defending champion.
Hammer, the United States has increased its lead to six points ahead of the last discipline, the time trial at 500 meters, which was the place where Trott stole the victory in the summer, when a record time Olympic detachment of 35.110 seconds.
The British 20-year-old finished in 35.675 seconds for fourth place in the discipline, but Hammer was sixth 36.053 seconds to win the title with 20 points Trott 24.
Annette Edmondson Australia took bronze in 26 points.
Edmondson (35 533), finished second in the final discipline to win the bronze face of Poland Katarzyna Pawlowska (36 374), who finished seventh to fourth place with a total of 32 points. radioshack jersey
Gillian Carleton of Canada won the final discipline 35.510 to finish fifth overall with 39 points.
Trott, the research team world champion for the third time this week, said: "I wanted to win both again, but I did my best and a better driver hit me on the day."
Trott remains the Achilles heel of the points race and, unlike Melbourne and London, was not able to meet the gold.
He added: "I used to leave the 500 I came here hoping not to do ..
"The point of the race I was disappointed again. cycling bandana You beat me to seven places in the points race and in general for four years.
Trott, who won the research team world title for the third time this week, said: "I wanted to win both again, but I did my best and I have a better driver hit on the day.
"The point of the race I was disappointed again. You beat me to seven places in the points race and in general for four years. And that" points race leaving the bottom. I did not really sat down and found a way to drive. "Certainly m going to focus on it now. '
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