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World track cycling photos - day two

A motor derny paces the keirin heats

The men's keirin takes place on Thursday without Olympic champion Sir Chris Hoy, who is at home with a hip injury

Action from the keirin repechages

After taking team sprint silver on Wednesday, Matt Crampton (top) beats team-mate Jason Kenny (middle) in the keirin repechage round

 David O'Loughlin

Irish rider David O'Loughlin's hopes of success in the individual pursuit are dashed as he finishes 15th in qualifying on day two in Pruszkow

American Taylor Phinney in the gate

American Taylor Phinney steams out of the gate in the individual pursuit and earns the right to race for gold

Lizzie Armistead, Wendy Houvenaghel and Joanna Roswell

GB trio Lizzie Armistead, Wendy Houvenaghel and Joanna Rowsell go fastest in qualifying in the women's team pursuit

Cavendish disconsolate, while Kneisky celebrates

Despite fighting hard in the scratch race, Mark Cavendish cannot catch Morgan Kneisky of France and finishes seventh

Victoria Pendleton and Shanaze Reade

Twice champions in the team sprint, Victoria Pendleton and Shanaze Reade have to settle for silver after Australia - anchored by Kaarle McCulloch - set a new world record

Phinney celebrates with an American flag

Phinney succeeds Bradley Wiggins as individual pursuit champion after beating Aussie Jack Bobridge in the final

Houvenaghel, Rowsell and Armistead celebrate with their coach

Houvenaghel, Rowsell and Armistead celebrate with their coach after defeating New Zealand in the final

Rowsell and Armitstead celebrate after Armitstead  takes gold for the first time in the team pursuit

Armitstead celebrates with team-mate Rowsell (left) after gritting her teeth to take her first gold

Armitstead, Houvenaghel and Rowsell sport their new rainbow jerseys

Armitstead, Houvenaghel and Rowsell sport their new rainbow jerseys as world champions

Levy celebrates after beating Crampton and Ross Edgar

Great Britain's men cannot match that success, though, and German Maximilian Levy celebrates after beating Crampton and Ross Edgar



see also
GB women win world pursuit gold
26 Mar 09 |  Cycling
World track cycling guide
24 Mar 09 |  Cycling
Chris Hoy's track bike guide
02 Oct 08 |  Get Involved
Cycling on the BBC
04 Nov 08 |  Cycling


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