India records best-ever performance at World junior track cycling championships with six medals

The trio of Esow Alben, Ronaldo Singh and Rojit Singh scripted history by grabbing a gold in the men’s sprint event.

From left: Ronaldo Singh, Esow Alben and Rojit Singh after winning the men's sprint event at the world junior track cycling championships.   -  UCI Facebook

India's Esow Alben bagged two individual medals at the World Junior Track Championship to help India register its best ever performance at a global cycling event.

India won a gold, silver and bronze each to finish sixth in the medals tally. Germany, New Zealnd and Greece claimed the top three places respectively.

The trio of Esow, Ronaldo Singh and Rojit Singh scripted history by grabbing a gold in the men’s sprint event.

Esow then secured a silver medal winning performance in the individual sprint event.

The 18-year-old also won the bronze in the men’s individual keirin event.