Filippo took 4: 7.456 minutes to the Individual Pursuit event
Dominic Wenstein of Germany bronze Silver, Italy's Davide Playboy
Pruscov (Poland) The World Track Cycling Championship is being held on Poland's BGZ Velodrome. Italy's Filippo Gena won the Gold Medal of the Individual Pursuit The 22-year-old Filippo became the world champion for the third time in four years. Filippo saved his title. Earlier, he had won gold in 2016 too.
Double European champion Filippo took 4 minutes to 7.456 seconds in a 4 km race. This is the first gold in Italy's current world championship. Dominic Wenstein of Germany won the Bronze Medal from Silver and Italy's Davide Playby.
Gold Medal in Australia Women's Pursuit
Gold Australia won the Women's Team Pursuit event Seven-time world champion Laura Kenny withdrew the name due to illness, hence the British team got silver. Denmark's team is at number three. The Australian team took 3: 48.012 minutes to set the world record.
450 players from 49 countries in the championship
The first championship was in Chicago (America) in 1893. This time it is the 116th Season. In this, more than 450 cyclists from 49 countries of the world are taking part. It has 260 male and 192 female cyclists. 9 countries are more than the last time this year. This is the Olympic Qualification Ranking Tournament.
For the third consecutive year, 20 gold medal events
There are 20 gold medal events for the third consecutive year in the World Championship. These events are – Sprint, Time Trial, Individual Pursuit, Team Pursuit, Team Sprint, Keirin, Scratch, Points Race, Madison, Omnium. There are separate events of male and female classes.