John Paul takes early lead at Six Days of Bremen

John Paul takes early lead at Six Days of Bremen


Bremen Six Day
Event: 10-15 January 2013
Location: Bremen, Germany

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Great Britain sprinter John Paul built an early lead on the first evening of the 49th Six Days of Bremen.

The British Cycling Olympic Academy Programme rider sits three points clear of Sebastian Döhrer with British sprint champion Callum Skinner third and Lewis Oliva fourth.

The competition consists of four rounds each day at the Bremen Arena in Germany – a one lap time-trial, a five round individual sprint, keirin and team sprint.

Paul, junior sprint world champion in 2011, also won keirin and sprint gold at the 2011 UEC U23/Junior European Track Championships in his last year as a junior.

British Cycling Olympic Development Programme endurance riders Zac May and Chris Lawless will be in action later in the event.

Sprinter standings after day one

1. John Paul GB 6

2. Sebastian Döhrer GER 9

3. Callum Skinner GB 10

4. Lewis Oliva GB 11

5. Erik Balzer GER 12

6. Philip Thiele GER 15