On the fifth and penultimate round of the world cup track cycling in New Zealand Cambridge has the Belgian vrouwenkwartet in the team pursuit Friday, a new Belgian record. However, there was no medal.
Annelies Dom, Lotte Kopecky, Shari Bossuyt and Jolien D’hoore klokten in the first round in 4:23.181, an improvement of the previous besttijd with more than five seconds. It sufficed, however, not to duel with the host country New Zealand (4:18.967) to win and advance to the two finals.
In the qualifications reason the Belgians with 4:32.764 the fourth time in eight countries.
New Zealand took the gold in the final Canada beat. Italy completed the podium.