The American rider won the women's endurance title by three points after a hugely consistent performance across the competition.
Popular keirin speedster is battling back from heart surgery with an eye on winning Malaysia's first Olympic gold medal.
Valente does enough to retain overall after strong comeback by Katie Archibald in round two of racing, Lily Williams holds on for third.
Valente takes endurance lead in debut while Lily Williams is tied for second after opening round.
Other US track riders set to compete in the five-round series include Grant Koontz, defending champion Gavin Hoover, and Lily Williams.
Often, the best laid plans go awry. This happened to me and others in London. Getting a win alongside world champions and Olympic medalists brought a groundswell of emotions.
Kirsten Wild, Ed Clancy enjoy the final races of their careers in London.
Young American track ace wins elimination race to move within five points of series lead ahead of final round in London.
Live telemetry data available during this weekend's racing at London rounds of the UCI Track Champions League.
Brutal travel, eager fans after midnight, and exciting racing all come into play for the second round of the Champions League.
Panevėžys velodrome, Lithuania, plays host to second round of new-format series: 'This event is very important for track cycling.'
The second round of the new UCI Track Champions League will take place in Lithuania on Saturday after a successful opener. Can it help grow the sport?
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'The race was really intense, the atmosphere was amazing.' Elite field welcomes radical new race format at inaugural event in Mallorca.
Full lineup for inaugural season of UCI's five-round series includes six North American riders.
Final day of competition sees many Olympic champions add rainbows to their trophy case.
Just months after racing for gold in Japan, some of the world's fastest track cyclists head to Roubaix for the 2021 track cycling world championships.
Backers are hoping inaugural five-round series will pump new energy into track cycling.