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Belgian women are among world’s best at world cup in Manchester

Lotte Kopecky and Jolien D’hoore do it yet excellent on the Track World Cup in Manchester. Currently they share the lead with Great Britain in the ploegkoers. As the World Cup-ranking after the matches in Pruszkow and Manchester is a valuable indication may be, there is good hope of medals at their home race at the world championships in Apeldoorn.

Lotte Kopecky and Jolien D’hoore run with Great Britain’s position in the ploegkoers. Both teams totaling 950 points. Italy (800), Ireland (600) and the Netherlands (580) follow at a respectable backlog.

In the scratch was D’hoore world champion Rachele Barbieri, that in Manchester won, a step behind. The Italian amounted to after two matches 825 points, D’hoore 750. Frenchwoman Valentine Fortin follows as the third with 540 points.

In the omnium carries the American Jennifer Valente with 950 points in the ranking for the Danish Amalie Dideriksen (800), the Francaise Laurie Berthon (700), Lotte Kopecky (575) and the Dutch Kirsten Wild, (500), winner in Pruszkow, but not in Manchester.

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