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Buck-Gramcko seals UCI Junior Track Cycling World Championships hat-trick – Insidethegames.biz



Tobias Buck-Gramcko won his third gold medal of the International Cycling Union Junior Track Cycling World Championships in Frankfurt with glory in the men’s one kilometre time trial.

The German had already claimed team and individual pursuit titles at the Oderlandhalle velodrome and completed his hat-trick on the final day of competition.

He broke compatriot Carl Hinze’s German record of 1min 02.063sec as he topped the podium in 1:01.328.

Daan Kool from The Netherlands was second in 1:01.622 as Italy’s Matteo Bianchi took the bronze with a time of 1:02.068.

Alessa-Catriona Pröpster followed up her sprint title victory yesterday with glory in the women’s keirin for a second German victory of the day.

Hosts Germany topped the medal table at the International Cycling Union ©UCI

Australian Ella Sibley took silver ahead of bronze medallist Nikola Seremak from Poland.

Megan Jastrab won a second gold medal of the week as she teamed up with Zoe Ta-Perez to seal a United States victory in the women’s 15km madison.

The duo dominated the race to take points in seven of the eight sprints as they amassed a total of 31 points.

British duo Sophie Lewis and Elynor Backstedt were the best of the rest on 15 points as Russians Mariia Miliaeva and Valeria Golayeva claimed bronze on 14 points.

New Zealanders Laurence Pithie and Kiaan Watts won the final gold of the championships with victory in the men’s 30km madison.

Tim Torn Teunenberg and Hannes Wilksch took silver for Germany as Clement Petit and Kevin Vauquelin of Canada claimed bronze.

Germany finish top of the final medal table with five golds.

New Zealand on three golds and Greece with two golds, finished second and third, respectively.