Wild puts Worlds disappointment to one side with gold at European Track Championships

Less than one week after settling for silver in the women's UCI Road Race World Championships in Doha on her 34th birthday, Kirsten Wild stood atop the podium at the European Track Championships in Paris as the elimination gold medallist. On day 1 of the championships, held on the Vélodrome de Saint-Quentin-en-Yvelines where she won Scratch world title in 2015, Wild beat Briton Katie Archibald, and Frenchwoman Laurie Berthon to the gold.

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