Netherlands Win 2018 Track Cycling World Championships

Jeff Hoogland (Netherlands), winner of the 1000 m ind. time trial

The Netherlands took full advantage of their home track and won the Track Cycling World Championships 2018 with 258 points (16.5% of the points on offer.)

Germany came second with 196 points (12.6% of the points on offer) and Great Britain third with 162 points (10.4% of the points on offer).
 
Australia (winners in 2017 and 2015), Italy, Russia, the USA, Denmark, New Zealand and France rounded out the Top Ten.
 
There were a total of 1560 points, across 20 events, up for grabs at the Track Cycling World Championships and 28 countries scored points (see full table below). The Championships took place at Apeldoorn in the Netherlands and finished on 4th February.
 
At the time of publication, the tournament results weren’t yet reflected on the GSN tables.
 
 
Place
Country
Points
Points %
1
Netherlands
258
16.5%
2
Germany
196
12.6%
3
Great Britain
162
10.4%
4
Australia
100
6.4%
5
Italy
96
6.2%
6
Russia
88
5.6%
7
United States
80
5.1%
8
Denmark
68
4.4%
9
New Zealand
56
3.6%
10
France
54
3.5%
11
Belgium
50
3.2%
12
Poland
40
2.6%
13
Hong Kong
36
2.3%
14
Portugal
34
2.2%
15
Japan
30
1.9%
16
Spain
28
1.8%
17
Canada
28
1.8%
18
Belarus
26
1.7%
19
Ukraine
26
1.7%
20
Colombia
24
1.5%
21
Lithuania
16
1.0%
22
Austria
14
0.9%
23
Czech Republic
12
0.8%
24
Switzerland
10
0.6%
25
China
10
0.6%
26
Mexico
10
0.6%
27
Greece
6
0.4%
28
South Korea
2
0.1%
 
Grand Total
1,560
100.0%