Lasse Norman Hansen and Michael Mørkøv show Ghent Six form with win in Ballerup 3-Day

Lasse Norman Hansen and Michael Mørkøv in action at the 2020 track world championships
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Madison world champions Lasse Norman Hansen and Michael Mørkøv confirmed their status as favourites for this week’s Ghent Six by winning the 3-Days DBC race on the Ballerup velodrome near Copenhagen.   

The Danish pair, who also won the gold medal in the Madison at the Tokyo Olympics, held off a challenge from New Zealand-Danish pair Aaron Gate and Matias Malmberg in the final 200-lap Madison on Saturday night. Yoeri Havik and Jan-Willem van Schip finished in third place.

  • 1 - Michael Mørkøv/Lasse Norman Hansen (Den/Den) Schneider Electric
  • 2 - Yoeri Havik/Jan-Willem van Schip (Ned/Ned) Callant/MHC Mobility
  • 3 - Kenny De Ketele/Robbe Ghys (Bel/Bel) Baloise Insurance
  • 4 - Iljo Keisse/Mark Cavendish (Bel/GBr) The Wolfpack
  • 5 - Otto Vergaerde/Jules Hesters (Bel/Bel) Caruur
  • 6 - Roger Kluge/Jasper De Buyst (Ger/Bel) Lotto
  • 7 - Fabio Van den Bossche/Lindsay De Vylder (Bel/Bel) Sport Vlaanderen
  • 8 - Michele Scartezzini/Gerben Thijssen (Ita/Bel) Soudal
  • 9 - Jonas Rickaert/Silvan Dillier (Bel/Swi) Super 8
  • 10 - Roy Pieters/Maikel Zijlaard (Ned/Ned) De Feestarchitect
  • 11 - Marc Hester/Tuur Dens (Den/Bel) Etixx
  • 12 - Morgan Kneisky/Matias Malmberg (Fra/Den) Vanreusel

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