Track Worlds: Laura Trott wins gold in women's omnium

Dominant performance from 19-year-old Briton

Great Britain's Laura Trott continued her remarkable run of form over the last couple of years by taking gold in the women's omnium at the 2012 Track World Championships in Melbourne today. It was the 19-year-old's second gold of the championships, having been part of the British team that took gold and lowered the world record in the women's team pursuit on Thursday.

Trott led the overall standings overnight, having performed consistently across the three session one events. And she never looked in any danger on the final day after securing third place in the initial individual pursuit. A 13th place finish in the scratch race was slightly disappointing but victory in the final event - the time trial - won her the gold medal and the kudos of wearing the rainbow jersey as world champion.

"I think I'm setting myself up well for London," Trott told BBC Sport. "To come here and win the omnium is massive for me. Me and my coach have been doing a lot of work, watching back the races that I haven't done so well in, and it's paid off."

Session One report

Australia's Annette Edmondson made the perfect start in the women's omnium, taking out the flying 200m sprint in 14.377 ahead of Great Britain's Laura Trott (14.391) and China's Huang Li (14.427).

Lisa Brennauer of Germany narrowly took out the points race with 23 points ahead of Jarmila Machacovo (CZE, 22pts) and Angie Gonzalez Garcia (VEN, 21pts). The trio took a lap with Japan's Kanako Kase who finished fourth.

In the elimination, Great Britain's Laura Trott had too much left in the final showdown with Russian Evgenia Romanyuta.

After the first three events, Edmondson and Trott sit at the top of the overall standings with 11 points.

Results

Women's Omnium Final Standings
#Rider Name (Country) TeamResult
1Laura Trott (Great Britain)28 pts
2Annette Edmondson (Australia)31 
3Sarah Hammer (United States Of America)36 
4Tara Whitten (Canada)39 
5Li Huang (People's Republic of China)53 
6Evgenia Romanyuta (Russian Federation)56 
7Joanne Kiesanowski (New Zealand)61 
8Leire Olaberria Dorronsoro (Spain)62 
9Jolien D'Hoore (Belgium)63 
10Mei Yu Hsiao (Chinese Taipei)64 
11Lisa Brennauer (Germany)68 
12Malgorzata Wojtyra (Poland)69 
13Tatsiana Sharakova (Belarus)71 
14Kanako Kase (Japan)79 
15Angie Sabrina Gonzalez Garcia (Venezuela)79 
16Marlies Mejias Garcia (Cuba)84 
17Svitlana Galyuk (Ukraine)87 
18Sofia Arreola Navarro (Mexico)94 
19Zhao Juan Meng (Hong Kong, China)94 
20Pascale Jeuland (France)103 
21Jarmila Machacova (Czech Republic)109 
22Min Hye Lee (Korea)116 
23Diana Maria Garcia Orrego (Colombia)150 

Session 1 Results

Women's Omnium - Flying Lap
#Rider Name (Country) TeamResult
1Annette Edmondson (Australia)0:00:14.377 
2Laura Trott (Great Britain)0:00:14.391 
3Li Huang (People's Republic of China)0:00:14.427 
4Sarah Hammer (United States Of America)0:00:14.433 
5Leire Olaberria Dorronsoro (Spain)0:00:14.543 
6Tara Whitten (Canada)0:00:14.550 
7Tatsiana Sharakova (Belarus)0:00:14.608 
8Zhao Juan Meng (Hong Kong, China)0:00:14.649 
9Ausrine Trebaite (Lithuania)0:00:14.715 
10Jolien D'Hoore (Belgium)0:00:14.724 
11Svitlana Galyuk (Ukraine)0:00:14.748 
12Mei Yu Hsiao (Chinese Taipei)0:00:14.772 
13Evgenia Romanyuta (Russian Federation)0:00:14.774 
14Malgorzata Wojtyra (Poland)0:00:14.883 
15Lisa Brennauer (Germany)0:00:14.931 
16Joanne Kiesanowski (New Zealand)0:00:14.940 
17Pascale Jeuland (France)0:00:14.983 
18Min Hye Lee (Korea)0:00:14.991 
19Diana Maria Garcia Orrego (Colombia)0:00:15.030 
20Angie Sabrina Gonzalez Garcia (Venezuela)0:00:15.050 
21Sofia Arreola Navarro (Mexico)0:00:15.064 
22Marlies Mejias Garcia (Cuba)0:00:15.148 
23Kanako Kase (Japan)0:00:15.179 
24Jarmila Machacova (Czech Republic)0:00:15.715 
Women's Omnium - Points Race
#Rider Name (Country) TeamResult
1Lisa Brennauer (Germany)23 pts
2Jarmila Machacova (Czech Republic)22 
3Angie Sabrina Gonzalez Garcia (Venezuela)21 
4Kanako Kase (Japan)20 
5Annette Edmondson (Australia)13 
6Joanne Kiesanowski (New Zealand)10 
7Malgorzata Wojtyra (Poland)10 
8Laura Trott (Great Britain)9 
9Evgenia Romanyuta (Russian Federation)6 
10Sarah Hammer (United States Of America)6 
11Tara Whitten (Canada)5 
12Li Huang (People's Republic of China)5 
13Svitlana Galyuk (Ukraine)5 
14Tatsiana Sharakova (Belarus)3 
15Leire Olaberria Dorronsoro (Spain)  
16Mei Yu Hsiao (Chinese Taipei)1 
17Pascale Jeuland (France)1 
18Jolien D'Hoore (Belgium)  
19Zhao Juan Meng (Hong Kong, China)  
20Marlies Mejias Garcia (Cuba)  
21Sofia Arreola Navarro (Mexico)  
22Min Hye Lee (Korea)  
DNFAusrine Trebaite (Lithuania)  
DNFDiana Maria Garcia Orrego (Colombia)  
Women's Omnium Elimination
#Rider Name (Country) TeamResult
1Laura Trott (Great Britain)  
2Evgenia Romanyuta (Russian Federation)  
3Malgorzata Wojtyra (Poland)  
4Tara Whitten (Canada)  
5Annette Edmondson (Australia)  
6Joanne Kiesanowski (New Zealand)  
7Sarah Hammer (United States Of America)  
8Mei Yu Hsiao (Chinese Taipei)  
9Zhao Juan Meng (Hong Kong, China)  
10Lisa Brennauer (Germany)  
11Sofia Arreola Navarro (Mexico)  
12Jolien D'Hoore (Belgium)  
13Pascale Jeuland (France)  
14Angie Sabrina Gonzalez Garcia (Venezuela)  
15Tatsiana Sharakova (Belarus)  
16Marlies Mejias Garcia (Cuba)  
17Jarmila Machacova (Czech Republic)  
18Li Huang (People's Republic of China)  
19Min Hye Lee (Korea)  
20Svitlana Galyuk (Ukraine)  
21Leire Olaberria Dorronsoro (Spain)  
22Kanako Kase (Japan)  
23Diana Maria Garcia Orrego (Colombia)  
DNSAusrine Trebaite (Lithuania)  
Women's Omnium standings after 3 rounds
#Rider Name (Country) TeamResult
1Annette Edmondson (Australia)11 pts
2Laura Trott (Great Britain)11 
3Sarah Hammer (United States Of America)21 
4Tara Whitten (Canada)21 
5Evgenia Romanyuta (Russian Federation)24 
6Malgorzata Wojtyra (Poland)24 
7Lisa Brennauer (Germany)26 
8Joanne Kiesanowski (New Zealand)28 
9Li Huang (People's Republic of China)33 
10Tatsiana Sharakova (Belarus)36 
11Zhao Juan Meng (Hong Kong, China)36 
12Mei Yu Hsiao (Chinese Taipei)36 
13Angie Sabrina Gonzalez Garcia (Venezuela)37 
14Jolien D'Hoore (Belgium)40 
15Leire Olaberria Dorronsoro (Spain)41 
16Jarmila Machacova (Czech Republic)43 
17Svitlana Galyuk (Ukraine)44 
18Pascale Jeuland (France)47 
19Kanako Kase (Japan)49 
20Sofia Arreola Navarro (Mexico)53 
21Marlies Mejias Garcia (Cuba)58 
22Min Hye Lee (Korea)59 
23Diana Maria Garcia Orrego (Colombia)90 
DNFAusrine Trebaite (Lithuania)  

Session 2 Results

Women's Omnium Individual pursuit
#Rider Name (Country) TeamResult
1Tara Whitten (Canada)0:03:30.011 
2Sarah Hammer (United States Of America)0:03:31.651 
3Laura Trott (Great Britain)0:03:31.789 
4Annette Edmondson (Australia)0:03:32.454 
5Evgenia Romanyuta (Russian Federation)0:03:36.049 
6Tatsiana Sharakova (Belarus)0:03:37.528 
7Svitlana Galyuk (Ukraine)0:03:38.111 
8Li Huang (People's Republic of China)0:03:38.894 
9Leire Olaberria Dorronsoro (Spain)0:03:38.938 
10Lisa Brennauer (Germany)0:03:40.621 
11Jolien D'Hoore (Belgium)0:03:41.749 
12Kanako Kase (Japan)0:03:42.145 
13Pascale Jeuland (France)0:03:42.514 
14Marlies Mejias Garcia (Cuba)0:03:42.593 
15Malgorzata Wojtyra (Poland)0:03:43.073 
16Joanne Kiesanowski (New Zealand)0:03:43.594 
17Sofia Arreola Navarro (Mexico)0:03:43.882 
18Angie Sabrina Gonzalez Garcia (Venezuela)0:03:48.501 
19Mei Yu Hsiao (Chinese Taipei)0:03:48.701 
20Min Hye Lee (Korea)0:03:49.255 
21Jarmila Machacova (Czech Republic)0:03:49.534 
22Zhao Juan Meng (Hong Kong, China)0:03:58.037 
23Diana Maria Garcia Orrego (Colombia)0:04:07.710 
Women's Omnium Scratch Race
#Rider Name (Country) TeamResult
1Leire Olaberria Dorronsoro (Spain)  
2Jolien D'Hoore (Belgium)  
3Sofia Arreola Navarro (Mexico)  
4Li Huang (People's Republic of China)  
5Kanako Kase (Japan)  
6Mei Yu Hsiao (Chinese Taipei)  
7Marlies Mejias Garcia (Cuba)  
8Angie Sabrina Gonzalez Garcia (Venezuela)  
9Sarah Hammer (United States Of America)  
10Joanne Kiesanowski (New Zealand)  
11Tara Whitten (Canada)  
12Evgenia Romanyuta (Russian Federation)  
13Laura Trott (Great Britain)  
14Annette Edmondson (Australia)  
15Lisa Brennauer (Germany)  
16Svitlana Galyuk (Ukraine)  
17Zhao Juan Meng (Hong Kong, China)  
18Malgorzata Wojtyra (Poland)  
19Min Hye Lee (Korea)  
20Tatsiana Sharakova (Belarus)  
21Pascale Jeuland (France)  
22Jarmila Machacova (Czech Republic)  
23Diana Maria Garcia Orrego (Colombia)  
Women's Omnium Time Trial
#Rider Name (Country) TeamResult
1Laura Trott (Great Britain)0:00:35.173 
2Annette Edmondson (Australia)0:00:35.180 
3Mei Yu Hsiao (Chinese Taipei)0:00:35.933 
4Sarah Hammer (United States Of America)0:00:36.171 
5Marlies Mejias Garcia (Cuba)0:00:36.281 
6Tara Whitten (Canada)0:00:36.291 
7Joanne Kiesanowski (New Zealand)0:00:36.381 
8Li Huang (People's Republic of China)0:00:36.387 
9Tatsiana Sharakova (Belarus)0:00:36.395 
10Jolien D'Hoore (Belgium)0:00:36.414 
11Leire Olaberria Dorronsoro (Spain)0:00:36.423 
12Malgorzata Wojtyra (Poland)0:00:36.436 
13Kanako Kase (Japan)0:00:36.516 
14Diana Maria Garcia Orrego (Colombia)0:00:36.763 
15Evgenia Romanyuta (Russian Federation)0:00:36.857 
16Angie Sabrina Gonzalez Garcia (Venezuela)0:00:36.885 
17Lisa Brennauer (Germany)0:00:36.963 
18Min Hye Lee (Korea)0:00:37.085 
19Zhao Juan Meng (Hong Kong, China)0:00:37.098 
20Svitlana Galyuk (Ukraine)0:00:37.694 
21Sofia Arreola Navarro (Mexico)0:00:37.880 
22Pascale Jeuland (France)0:00:38.837 
23Jarmila Machacova (Czech Republic)0:00:39.367 

 

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