scratch race


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Noun1.scratch race - a race in which all contestants start from scratch (on equal terms)
race - a contest of speed; "the race is to the swift"
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The next increase in events was in 1995, when the 500-meter time trial was added to the program, and it stayed that way until 2002 in Copenhagen, Denmark, when the women's program jumped to six events with the addition of the keirin and scratch race.
Moazami Goudarzi participated in the scratch race at the Velodrom Nasional Malaysia of the Western Malaysian town of Nilai on Saturday, and finished as the vice champion.
And she finished second in the elite women's scratch race ahead of a number of top riders, including Olympic gold medallist Dani King.
BEN SWIFT (UAE Team Emirates) Age 29: Quit Sky after seven years in search of more prominent role, track world champion in scratch race in 2012.
In the Scratch Race Tanzeel of Peshawar took first, followed by Saleem and Imran.
It was Britain's third medal of the championships after Elinor Barker's scratch race silver on day one and Chris Latham's bronze in the corresponding men's event on Thursday.
But there was some joy for GB as Chris Latham claimed bronze in the non-Olympic scratch race for Britain's second medal after Barker's silver on Wednesday.
Barker, Olympic champion in the team pursuit in Rio, appeared to be well-placed to succeed absent team-mate Laura Kenny as scratch race world champion.
ELINOR Barker was frustrated after narrowly missing out on a first individual Track Cycling World Championships title with scratch race silver on opening day in Hong Kong.
He stated that the championship will consist of three events including, Individual Time Trial, Team Time Trial and Scratch race.
Team-mate Derrick Woodings finished second in the 10km scratch championship for riders 70 and over, Mike Allan came second in the 10km scratch race for over 65s and new team member and ex-professional Rob Muzio finished third in the team pursuit.
CYCLING: Neah Evans got the better of Olympic champions Katie Archibald and Elinor Barker to win the women's scratch race at the Revolution Meeting in Manchester.