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Kopecky drops after the final points race to a disappointing eighth place in omnium

Lotte Kopecky has Monday night the omnium at the european CHAMPIONSHIPS track cycling in the Scottish Glasgow ended on a seventh place. The European title went to Dutch world champion Kirsten Wild (156 points). The podium was completed by the British Katie Archibald (144 pts) and the Italian Letizia Paternoster (111 pts). Kopecky collected 83 points.

The 22-year-old Antwerp was for the start of the points race in fourth place. Previously had in the omnium, which contains parts of the scratch, temporace and afvallingskoers to be taken. It was they, respectively, sixth, fourth, and thirteenth.

Two years ago, it was Kopecky is still third in the omnium at the european CHAMPIONSHIPS in the French Saint-Quentin-en-Yvelines. Kopecky comes Tuesday at the european CHAMPIONSHIP together with Jolien D’hoore is still in action in the madison at the women. In 2016, captured the duo in France in that the discipline of gold.

Earlier in the day crowned Robbe Ghys and Kenny De Ketele to European champion madison for the men.

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