SPEEDWAY: World silver for Panthers star

Panthers rider Anders Thomsen has won a silver medal at the World Under 21 Championships.

Panthers rider Anders Thomsen has won a silver medal at the World Under 21 Championships.

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Peterborough Panthers star Anders Thomsen has won a silver medal in the World Under 21 Championship today (September 19).

The Danish ace beat countryman Mikkel Michelsen in a run-off following the final round of the series at Pardubice in the Czech Republic.

Thomsen racked up 13 points from his five rides and then beat new World Under 21 champion Bartosz Zmarzlik in a run-off for second place in the event.

And he followed that up by seeing off Mikkel Michelsen in a run-off for second overall in the series.

Fellow Readypower Panthers man Emil Grondal scored three points in the final round today to end on an overall tally of 12.