Laura Kenny’s England fail to succeed in Commonwealth Video games ultimate within the girls’s biking workforce pursuit… and they’re going to now face Wales in battle for a bronze medal
- England may solely end third in a five-team time trial in bid to succeed in ultimate
- Kenny and her team-mates will face off towards Wales in Lee Valley for bronze
- Australia set a brand new Commonwealth Video games file and are favourites for gold
- They’ll tackle New Zealand who pipped England and Wales to a ultimate spot
Laura Kenny and England had been dealt a blow on the opening day of the Commonwealth Video games after failing to succeed in the ultimate of the ladies’s biking workforce pursuit.
Kenny and her team-mates had been off the tempo in qualifying, setting solely the third quickest time amongst 5 groups leaving them dealing with Wales for a bronze medal.
Kenny was joined by Grace Lister, Josie Knight, Maddie Leech and Sophie Lewis, however they may solely submit a time of 4:19.841, one-and-a-half seconds down on the time to succeed in the ultimate.
Laura Kenny (left) and England missed out on reaching the ladies’s workforce pursuit ultimate
Kenny and her team-mates (above) will now go right into a bronze medal head-to-head with Wales
With a workforce of Anna Morris, Jessica Robers, Ella Barnwell, Megan Baker and Eluned King, Wales had been an additional half-second off the tempo in going fourth quickest – organising a bronze medal play-off with the host nation.
Australia shall be agency favourties to take gold within the occasion after qualifying with a brand new Video games file of 4:14.605.
They’ll face off towards New Zealand on the VeloPark in Lee Valley, the velodrome that was additionally used to host the biking occasions on the London Olympic Video games 10 years in the past.