Tokyo Olympics: Netherlands’ Lavreysen wins men’s sprint gold

Dutch cyclist Harrie Lavreysen outpaced compatriot Jeffrey Hoogland to win the Olympic men’s sprint title on Friday, winning in a tense deciding race at the Izu Velodrome.

The duo claimed the team sprint gold together, but were facing off for the third straight global championship individual final.

The Netherlands top the track cycling medal table, winning three of the eight events completed so far.


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