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Men - Final Results
1st. Thomas Lemoine
2nd. Keegan Wright +0.51
3rd. Adrien Loron
4th. Billy Meaclem +0.20
Women - Final Results
1st. Kialani Hines
2nd. Shaina Rawson +0.41
3rd. Tahnee Seagrave
4th. Vaea Verbeeck +1.04
Full results here
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00:20 We're into the second leg of the round of eight and it's Foresta, Lemoine, Wright and Meaclem with the advantage in the men's race and Hines, Seagrave, Rawson and Verbeeck in the women's.
00:26 Adrien Loron overturns the deficit and pips Foresta in round 2. Lemoine holds his advantage and progresses to the semis.
00:27 Close between 2018 World Champ Cheney Gunnet and Keegan Wright! Gunnet takes the heat but not by enough, Keegan progresses, that's a big upset.
00:28 A dead heat between Meaclem and Nobles (both sleeves on). Meaclem takes yet another scalp this week and progresses to the semis.
00:31Back to the women's bracket to find the semi finalists.
00:32 Kialani Hines makes it looks easy, the top qualifier cruises through.
00:33 Kiwi BMXer Jessie Smith beats Seagrave in a scrappy heat but not by enough, Seagrave progresses. Shania Rawson beats Beerten again to take her place in the semis.
00:35 With an advantage of over a second, Vaea only needed to stay on two wheels to progress. She did.
00:36 Onto the semi finals. We have one French battle in Lemoine vs Loron, and one Kiwi battle in Wright vs Meaclem in the men's bracket. Hines will face Seagrave and Rawson will face Verbeeck for the women.
00:40 Lemoine goes fastest by 0.27.
00:41 Meaclem claims his heat by less than a tenth on the fast course with a mistake from Wright, this one's going to be tight. Meaclem is now likely to end the day as provisional King of Crankworx.
00:43 Back to the women, and it's close between Hines and Seagrave. Hines takes it by 0.03 on the slower side.
00:44 Shania Rawson takes the other heat by more than 0.5, Verbeeck has a lot of work to do if she wants to get in the final.
00:45 Lemoine wins the second heat and takes his spot in the final. Loron will head into the small final.
00:49 Keegan Wright overturns the deficit and moves on to his second final of the week. Meaclem still have the chance to add another medal to his collection against Loron.
00:51It was basically a straight shoot out between Hines and Seagrave, Seagrave got the snap but Hines works hard on the back straight to pull ahead and take her spot in the final. Shaina Rawson advances in the other semi final.
-Small Final men - Loron vs Meaclem
-Grand Final men - Lemoine vs Wright
-Small Final women - Seagrave vs Verbeeck
-Grand Final women - Hines vs Rawson.
01:01Meaclem takes the first leg of the small final by 0.11, could a third medal be in the 19-year-old's grasp?
01:02 A dead tie between Verbeeck and Seagrave! It was double vision all the way down the home straight.
01:04 Just one hundredth of a second separates Lemoine and Wright in the men's final first leg. These races are getting tight. It was Wright that took it, by the way.
01:07 Hines messes up the spine but still pulls it back to take it from Rawson by 0.14, she's looking pretty unbeatable tonight.
01:08 It's medal time and the first goes to Loron. A bronze medal to make up for yesterday's frustrations. Meaclem can still be proud of his performance, he qualified 15th but raced so well to get fourth.
01:10 Tahnee Seagrave takes her second bronze medal of the day, winning by a more than a second over Verbeeck.
01:17 Lemoine wins gold! That's back to back wins on this track for the Frenchman. Silver to Keegan Wright who retains his King of Crankwrox lead.
01:20 Kialani Hines takes gold! Another comfortable win for Hines as she beats out Rawson by 0.4 over the two rounds.