Pictures of the 2002 Ghent Six-Day cycle race - Saturday evening

Click on the thumbnail for a full-size picture. All photos are copyright Nick Rosenthal.


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Tom Smith  of Wales, winner of the amateur Ghent 3-day. Well done, Tom! Andreas Kappes leads Andreas Beikirch into a flying lap. This German duo won the Dortmund Six in 2002 Top Swiss aces Kurt Betschart and Bruno Risi on their way to overall victory at Ghent in 2002. Iljo Keisse throws Jean-Pierre Van Zyl of South Africa into the race.
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Derny action from Ghent JP chats to Marty Nothstein while Nothstein gets a leg rub. And I spelt your name right this time, Marty! Franco Marvulli shows off his world champions jersey (Scratch  race, 2002) and find time for a phone call. Smile! Austria's Franz Stocher shows what professionalism means. Danke, Franz!
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Britain's Bradley Wiggins shows how to win a Derny race.... .... and celebrates the victory, scoring points for his team along the way. Slippens and Stam change during a Madison chase. Swiss riders Alexander Aeschbach (top) and Franco Marvulli get some flowers.
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Marty Nothstein and Jimmy Madsen celebrate another victory in the Ghent Six. The pair are riding brilliantly. Bunch action in Ghent. The chase is on. J.P. van Zyl leads Marty Nothstein, Franco Marvulli and Matthew Gilmore. Matt Gilmore shows the determination that has taken him to the top.
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Wiggins and Gilmore flowers for a Madison victory Matt Gilmore and Brad Wiggins celebrate another Madison win