Great Britain's speedway team miss World Cup place

Chris Harris
Harris was in fine form to take 14 points in the race-off

Great Britain's speedway team missed out on a place in the World Cup Final as they fell short on points in Thursday's race-off in Poland.

Cornwall's Chris Harris was Britain's top points scorer racking up 14 points, while fellow Cornishman Ben Barker also raced well, securing seven points.

Great Britain's total of 30 points left them bottom of the race-off standings, as Australia won with 51 points.

Sweden were second on 44 points, with Russia third on 33 points.

Australia and Sweden will now meet Poland and Denmark in the World Cup Final on Sunday.

World Cup Race-off Results

Australia - 51 points - Troy Batchelor 15, Jason Crump 12, Chris Holder 11, Darcy Ward 8, Davey Watt 7

Sweden - 44 points - Andreas Jonsson 16, Antonio Lindback 11, Thomas H Jonasson 7, Jonas Davidsson 6, Fredrik Lindgren 4

Russia - 33 points - Emil Sayfutdinov 19, Grigory Laguta 8, Roman Povazhny 5, Denis Gizatulin 1, Renat Gafurov 0

Great Britain - 30 points - Chris Harris 14, Ben Barker 7, Tai Woffinden 6, Edward Kennett 2, Lewis Bridger 1

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