13 Jul 2013

Medals for NZ omnium riders

5:57 am on 13 July 2013

The New Zealand cyclist Shane Archbold has won a silver medal in the omnium at the International Track Cycling Series in Adelaide.

Archbold finished the six-discipline event on the same points as Alexander Edmondson, but the victory was given to the Australian Olympic champion on a countback.

Lauren Ellis was third in the women's omnium.

The BikeNZ contingent are competing in five days of UCI Tier One competition in Adelaide which carries qualifying points for upcoming World Cup events, which in turn qualify riders and teams for the World Championships.