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CWG 2022: Australia cyclist Matthew Richardson secures sprint gold

Matthew Richardson

Australia’s Matthew Richardson completed a sprint double at Birmingham 2022 with a gold-medal winning performance in the men’s sprint final.

Richardson was part of his nation’s team sprint squad that beat England to gold on Friday night and completed the double with a 2-0 win over Trinidad and Tobago’s Nicholas Paul in the individual event.

Richardson secured victory in race one by a narrow margin before dominating race two to come home by more than half a second to claim his second gold of the Games.

Matthew Glaetzer took the bronze in a final-race shootout with Scotland’s Jack Carlin.

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