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a race in which all contestants start from scratch (on equal terms)

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10pm), Men's Scratch Race (Sunday 3pm) ERIN McLACHLAN Born: Huddersfield - age 16 Team: Scotland Sport: Artistic Gymnastics Biography: Earned selection at this year's Scottish Gymnastics Championships winning the senior beam and the silver medal in the vault, achieving qualification scores in both disciplines.
M road scratch race was held at DHA Lahore and sixty riders belonging to 10 teams took part in the race.
Armitstead is hoping to secure one of three English spots for the points and scratch races at the Sir Chris Hoy Velodrome next summer, with track specialists Laura Trott, Dani King and Joanna Rowsell also in contention.
Earlier Welshman Owain Doull won the scratch race gold to add to his team pursuit bronze beating Hong Kong's King Lok Cheung in the scratch race.
However, later in the day, she lost in the scratch race ( 7.
The 20-year-old won the fourth event, the individual pursuit, but was seventh in the scratch race to fall behind Ashlee Ankudinoff overall by two points.
Day two saw the team pursuit bronze medal winner finish second in the individual pursuit, third in the scratch race and second in the 500m time trial, but no rider could break the unbeaten record of Australia's Taylah Jennings, who won all six events and with it the world title.
Hansen, who crashed in the scratch race and benefited from a period of grace, triumphed with 27 points, Bryan Coquard, of France, was second on 29 and Clancy finished with 30, while world champion Glenn O'Shea of Australia was fifth on 34.
Those odds don't look great considering the omnium can be something of a lottery at times, which was shown yesterday by the outcome of the men's event as Ed Clancy and Glenn O'Shea both lost out by falling a lap behind in the scratch race.
Competitors take part in a flying lap, a 30km points race, an elimination race, a 4km individual pursuit, a 15km scratch race and a 1km time trial.
The 24-year-old from Rotherham responded to the disappointment by competing in three non-Olympic events, winning gold in the scratch race and silver medals in the points race and the Madison, the latter with Wales' Geraint Thomas.
Trott finished second in the flying lap, eighth in the points race and won the elimination race, before placing third in the 3km individual pursuit and 13th in the scratch race, marking Annette Edmondson of Australia throughout.
China tried to keep pace with the runaway leaders winning their seventh gold yesterday to take their total to 10, but it was Chinese Taipei hogging the limelight with their first gold of the competiton in the women's elite scratch race.
Coverage from the opening day's races at the Manchester Velodrome, including the finals of the men's team sprint, individual pursuit and scratch race, and the women's 500m time-trial.
Cavendish, 19, only made his World Championship debut in Saturday's scratch race and had never previously raced competitively with Hayles in the Madison.