National Track Championships: Varnish & Trott among winners

Laura Trott
Trott followed up her victory in the team pursuit on Wednesday

Jess Varnish, Laura Trott and Callum Skinner all added to their gold medal hauls at the National Track Championships in Manchester.

Varnish won her third gold of the week after she partnered Danni Khan to victory in the team sprint.

Olympic champion Trott struck late to win the women's scratch race.

Skinner won his third title of the week in the men's sprint while Mark Stewart took the points race

Varnish, 23, and Khan, 19, beat Katy Marchant and Victoria Williamson in a closely contested final.

Varnish will be bidding for her fourth title in Sunday's keirin.

Trott put in a burst of speed at the last corner to edge out Emily Kay and fellow Olympic champion Dani King to follow up Wiggle Honda's success in the team pursuit.

Skinner, who had won the keirin and kilo titles earlier in the week, defeated Olympic team sprint champion Philip Hindes in the semi-final before getting the better of Matt Crampton 2-1 in the final.

In the points race, Stewart took the lead in the penultimate sprint of the 110-lap event and he held on to beat Mark Christian with Tristan Robbins third.

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