European Track Championships: Britain win double bronze

Jason Kenny (right) with his bronze medal at the European Track Championships

Britain secured two bronze medals on the second day of the European Track Championships in the Netherlands.

Double London 2012 gold medallist Jason Kenny took bronze in the men's sprint, with Jess Varnish finishing third in the women's equivalent.

Kenny, 25, lost to Robert Forstemann in the semi-final, but beat another German, world champion Stefan Botticher, to claim his medal.

Russian Denis Dimitriev took the gold when he beat Forstemann in the final.

Varnish lost to home favourite Elis Ligtlee in the final four, but beat Virginie Cueff of France to collect her second bronze in two days after finishing third alongside Becky James in the women's team sprint on Friday.

Germany's Kristina Vogel claimed the sprint gold medal.

Britain's Laura Trott is in third place at the halfway point in the omnium, despite the London 2012 gold medallist crashing in the elimination race and needing stitches in a leg gash.

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