Nicholas Paul

REMARKABLE PROGRESS: Trinidad and Tobago’s Nicholas Paul leads teammates Njisane Phillip and Kwesi Browne during their silver medal-winning Men’s Team Sprint ride at the Elite Pan American Track Cycling Championships at the National Cycling Centre in Couva in 2017. The national track cyclists are now among the highest-ranked in the world.

—Photo: DEXTER PHILIP 

The Team TTO cyclists have improved their Track Men’s Sprint Olympic ranking, jumping from sixth to third with 4,570 points when the world governing body UCI updated and issued its latest rankings yesterday.

Technical director Erin Hartwell’s sprinters surpassed France (3,690), New Zealand 3,580) and Great Britain (3,560) with Netherlands sitting atop of the heap with 6,530 points, followed by Australia on 5,915 points in second.

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