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British National Track Championships 2010 | Day 4

Author: Chris Maher, Pictures courtesy of: Chris Maher | Photography.

 Friday 24th September Day 4 Session 1

Open Sprint Qualification

Chris Hoy, Matt Crampton, Jason Kenny & Peter Mitchell progress to the Semi Finals…

Open Pursuit Qualification

Peter Kennaugh Vs George Atkins, Progress to Gold Playoff. Sam Harrison Vs Mark Christian progress to the Bronze Playoff…

Friday 24th September Day 4 Session 2

The Women’s 15 Km Scratch Race saw Welwyn Wheelers Laura Trott, fire off the peleton only to be reeled back in. As the race progressed to its conclusion, 100% ME’s Anna Blyth sprints clearly and takes the win. Bicester Millennium’s Harriet Owens claims Silver & Horizon Fitness’s Dani King collects the Bronze.

VICTORY CEREMONY WOMEN’S 15Km SCRATCH

2008 Holder: Hannah Rich

2009 Holder: Lizzie Armitstead

Gold        Anna Blyth

Silver      Harriet Owens

Bronze      Dani King  

VICTORY CEREMONY CWAD PURSUIT

2008 Holder: Russell White

Gold        Darren Kenny      3.46.156    95.896 points

Silver      Rik Waddon        3.49.196    94.623 points

Bronze      Jody Cundy        5.03.826    90.621 points (Nat Record)

Notable DNS from the start sheet for the Pursuit were Team Sky Pro Cycling’s Geraint Thomas, Ian Stannard & Ben Swift. Several reasons were given and the Commonwealth Games and World Road Championships were fast approaching. This left the field open for the remainder entrants, but it was Sky Pro Cycling remaining entrant Peter Kennaugh to shine with a decent time of 4.25.215 

VICTORY CEREMONY OPEN 4000m PURSUIT

2008 Holder: Steven Burke

2009 Holder: Geraint Thomas   4:18.241

Gold        Peter Kennaugh    4:25.215

Silver      George Atkins     4:30.817   

Bronze      Sam Harrison      4:33.369

VICTORY CEREMONY OPEN B SPRINT

Holder:

Gold        Kevin Stewart

Silver      Bruce Croall

Bronze      Adam Welch

In the Open Sprint Event, Reigning National Champion Chris Hoy loses out to Jason Kenny in both rounds. Whilst, Matt Crampton beats ex Junior Champion David Daniell in both rides.

VICTORY CEREMONY OPEN SPRINT

2008 Holder: Matt Crampton

2009 Holder: Chris Hoy        9.990 (Qualifying 1st)

Gold        Jason Kenny       10.339 (Qualifying 4th)

Silver      Matt Crampton     10.270 (Qualifying 2nd)

Bronze      Chris Hoy         10.233 (Qualifying 1st)