The track cycling competition at the Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, concluded on Tuesday after six days of exciting racing. World and Olympic records were broken multiple times, including four world record rides in the Women's team pursuit alone.
Track cycling at the Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro concluded on Tuesday with three titles awarded. Great Britain continues to dominate, taking two golds, to bring their total to six gold, four silver and one bronze. Germany took the third title awarded, their first gold on the track at these Games.
Elia Viviani of Italy won a tight battle for the gold medal in the Men's Omnium at the Rio Olympic Velodrome on Monday, in the only medal contest for the day. Tour de France star Mark Cavendish of Great Britain finished second, and defending champion Lasse Norman Hansen of Denmark won the bronze
Great Britain continues to dominate on the track in Rio, taking gold and silver in the only medal event on Sunday, the Men's Sprint, their fourth gold in six events thus far. Jason Kenny won the fifth gold medal of his career, ahead of team mate Callum Skinner. Denis Dmitriev of Russia won the bronze medal.
Two Olympic titles were awarded and another world record toppled on Saturday, the third day of track cycling competition at the Rio velodrome. Great Britain took their third gold medal in the Women's Team Pursuit, while the Netherlands won their first in the Women's Keirin.
Records continued to fall in the velodrome at the Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, on Friday. Day 2 of track competition saw Great Britain win their second gold medal, with a world record in the Men's Team Pursuit. China also set a world record in the Women's Team Sprint, as they took the first ever gold medal for ...
Team GB successfully defended its Men's team sprint Olympic title. Great Britain's athletes were also fastest qualifiers in both the Men's and Women's team pursuit, with the women setting a new world record in the process.
The Olympic track cycling competitions gets underway on Thursday in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. The track events will be held over six days and a total of ten gold medals will be awarded, split equally between men and women.
The two-time Olympic Champion, who was one of the first athletes to train at the centre in Aigle, Switzerland, returned recently for the first time in 12 years. We caught up with her as she reminisced and talked about her new passion since retiring from cycling.