Individual Speedway Euro Championship: Mikkel Michelsen is the new champion
Final 4 for the Individual Speedway Euro Championship on 28th September in Chorzow, Poland.
Home hero Paweł Przedpełski impressed the crowd with a phenomenal start, which gave him three heat wins. Grigorii Laguta started this meeting from “zero”, but three heat wins let the Russian rider go through to the race-off, where he was third. In case of Mikkel Michelsen’s win in the final, title would be decided in an additional heat: that’s exactly what happened. Michelsen came as first, having Madsen and Przedpełski behind his back. Next to an additional heat for gold, fans witnessed another one for bronze, where Kacper Woryna faced Leon Madsen.
In the main heat of the night we had the battle for the gold: Michelsen vs Laguta. First lap belonged to the Russian, but a mistake on the second corner was quickly used by Mikkel, who become the new Champion.
The final classification:
1. Mikkel Michelsen (Denmark), 45 points
2. Grigorij Laguta (Russia), 45 points
3. Leon Madsen (Denmark), 39 points