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The final 2018 round of the World Cup - the last outing for the GB team this season - is this weekend in the Czech Republic. This item will be updated with news as the races happen.
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There were 11 GB entries. There were three men's heats and three women's heats. The top 12 in each went through to the knockout stages, which begin with six quarter-finals.
Alice Leake, Cat Taylor and Peter Hodkinson got through, but were all were eliminated in the quarter-finals. Jonny Crickmore, Matt Fellbaum, Sasha Chepelin, Alex Carcas, Jamie Parkinson (missed by 5 seconds), Kirstin Maxwell, Charlotte Ward and Jo Shepherd did not qualify for the knockout stage.
The Knockout Sprint used runner's choice in the quarters and semis, and phi-loops in the final. The winners were Judith Wyder and Vojtech Kral.
GB had three teams in the race.
The Sprint Relay was won by Switzerland 44 seconds ahead of Sweden with the Czechs third at +1:05. The first GB team was 18th (10th nation) at +4:40, and the second 23rd at +5:57.
The result meant GB were 10th in the 2018 Team World Cup Final Results.
There were nine GB runners in the Middle Distance Start List
It was first World Cup wins for Karolin Ohlsson and Milos Nykodym.
The top 40 (of those present) in each of the men's and women's World Cup tables so far, took places in the "A" races of this finale for the 2018 season.
The men's 1-2-3 was Jonas Leandersson, Yannick Michiels and Matthias Kyburz. Matthias's run secured the World Cup - his fifth win.
The women's 1-2-3 was Tove Alexandersson, Maija Sianoja, Judith Wyder. Tove was winning her fifth consecuitive World Cup.