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Massey student Simon van Velthooven has won the bronze medal in the men’s keirin at the London velodrome this morning.
The Bachelor of Applied Science student finished in a dead heat for third with a Dutch rider, with both awarded a bronze medal for third place.
Mr van Velthooven of Feilding take’s Massey’s medal count to four, the others being gold medallist rowers Hamish Bond and Eric Murray, bronze medallist Rebecca Scown, who partnered Juliet Haigh in the women’s pair, and the lightweight double scull bronze medallists Storm Uru and Peter Taylor.
Other Massey students in action include Erin Taylor and Lisa Carrington who are through to the final of the women’s K2 kayak 500m event. The men’s Black Sticks hockey team that features a number of Massey students drew 5-5 with Germany last night, while the women’s team takes on the Netherlands in the semi-finals later in the week.
Boardsailor John-Paul Tobin finished seventh overall, while Jo Aleh in the women's 470 is currently sitting in first place with three races to go.
Cyclist Joanne Kiesanowski finished seventh in the women's omnium.