All smiles from the winners of the women's team pursuit in track cycling after earning first gold for the Munich 2022 hosts ©Munich 2022

The host nation's first gold medal at Munich 2022 European Championships was delivered at the cycling track in the women's team pursuit - and was soon followed by a second title in the women's team sprint.

Lisa Klein, Lisa Brennauer, Mieke Kröger and Franziska Brauße delivered the first gold at the Messe Munchen as they clocked 4min 10.872sec to finish ahead of Italy on 4:11.571, with France taking bronze after overlapping Britain.

Home fans were soon cheering again as Germany's women took the European team sprint title for the first time, clocking 38.061 to beat The Netherlands on 38.304, with Poland earning bronze on 39.164 in their match against France.

Benjamin Thomas of France ended the day with two golds as he won the men's 40 kilometres points race after contributing to victory in the men's team pursuit.

Robbe Ghys and Vincent Hoppezak took silver and bronze in the points race.

France beat Denmark in the men’s team pursuit final, 3:50.507 to 3:51.692, with Britain beating Germany to bronze in 3:54.373.

The men's team sprint went to The Netherlands, who beat France in the final, 34.639sec to 35.516, with Britain taking bronze over Poland in 35.173.

After 10km of intense and technical racing, Anita Yvonne Stenberg of Norway won gold in the women's scratch race.

Jessica Roberts of Great Britain secured silver and Poland's 19-year-old Nikola Wielowska completed the podium line-up.

Today's women's park BMX freestyle final in Olympiapark involved Britain's Olympic champion Charlotte Worthington and defending champion Nikita Ducarroz of Switzerland - and neither won a medal.

Gold went to 16-year-old Iveta Miculycova of the Czech Republic, who top-scored with 80 points, with silver going to home athlete Kim Lea Muller on 78.60 and France's Laury Perez earning bronze on 78.20 ahead of another German finalist, Lara Lessmann, who scored 75.30.

Ducarroz was fifth on 68.20, her run 1 score, after she had gone for broke on run 2 and slipped to a score of 15.20.

Worthington finished eighth and last after two misfiring runs of 12.80 and 13.10.