Next Event


23 Oct - 28 Oct 2018

Buy Tickets

Upcoming Events


23 Oct - 28 Oct 2018

Buy Tickets


24 Jan - 29 Jan 2019

Coming Soon

Madison maestros Kluge and Reinhardt take world championship gold on final day in Apeldoorn

05 March 2018

Share on FacebookShare on Google+Tweet about this on TwitterPin on PinterestShare on LinkedIn

If 2017 was a good year for Six Day riders, then the class of 2018 has raised the bar even higher as they eclipsed last year’s World Championship medal tally on a fabulous final day in the Netherlands.

Gold for Germany’s Roger Kluge and Theo Reinhardt in the Madison and a points race title for Kirsten Wild led the way on the final day as Six Day stars completed a booty haul of 11 golds, five silvers and eight bronzes over the five days in Apeldoorn – an improvement on 2017’s 17 medals.

Kluge and Reinhardt triumphed in a who’s who of the best Six Day endurance riders, finishing eight points ahead of Sebastian Mora Vedri and Albert Torres and 16 better than Six Day London champs Cameron Meyer and Callum Scotson in silver and bronze.

Follow all things Six Day on Twitter here

Six Day duos made up each of the top nine finishing teams with young British duo Mark Stewart and Ollie Wood finishing one point short of bronze having amassed points in 12 of 20 mid-race sprints.

Former Six Day Berlin podium finishers Andreas Muller and Andreas Graf were the early movers in Apeldoorn, taking the first lap before finishing fifth, one place ahead of Niklas Larsen and Casper von Folsach.

Defending champions Benjamin Thomas and Morgan Kneisky, reigning Six Day Series winners Kenny de Ketele and Moreno de Pauw, and Ireland’s Felix English and Mark Downey – all regulars on the Six Day circuit this winter – made up the leaderboard from sixth to ninth.

Of all riders in the Netherlands it was Wild who leaves with the biggest smile on her face after she capped off a magical home championships with a third world gold, adding a points race title to her omnium and scratch race golds earlier in the week and her Madison silver.

The dominant Dutchwoman showed why the field throughout the championships has failed to live with her speed as she came out on top in five of the ten mid-race sprints to finish six points ahead of American Jennifer Valente.

Jasmin Duehring, currently sitting second in the Six Day Series general classification, crossed the line for bronze while Denmark’s Trine Schmidt finished six points further back in sixth.

Elinor Barker came up short in defence of her title, coming home in 12th after a silver in the team pursuit on day two.

Kristina Vogel fell victim to her own reputation in the women’s Keirin final as a tactical race saw the all-conquering German in the unfamiliar position of sixth in a world final as Belgium’s Nicky Degrendele kicked for gold.

Tickets for Six Day London 2018 start from £20.40 and are available now – here

Related News

Max Levy aiming to complete Six Day set in London

16 April 2018

With the 2017-18 Six Day title under his belt, Max Levy is eyeing up victory in London to complete the full set of series wins next season. Levy dominated the men’s Six Day Mallorca sprint field to take this year’s crown, winning the opening time trial and individual sprint along the way. The German is…

Home comforts help Mora Vedri and Torres to Six Day Series title in Mallorca

14 April 2018

Sebastian Mora Vedri and Albert Torres gave the Spanish fans the victory they came hoping for as they were crowned Six Day Series 2017/18 champion in Mallorca. The world Madison silver medallists won ahead of defending champions Kenny de Ketele and Moreno de Pauw in a tight final chase on a night where triple world…

Six Day Mallorca – A Beginner’s Guide

13 April 2018

So here we are, after 18 hard days of racing across three events, the 2018 Six Day Series concludes tomorrow in Mallorca. It will all be over for another year as the best track riders on the planet do battle on one night in Spain in a bid to be crowned the overall series winner….